Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.
Mobilize resources to improve domestic revenue collection
Strengthen domestic resource mobilization, including through international support to developing countries, to improve domestic capacity for tax and other revenue collection.
Implement all development assistance commitments
Developed countries to implement fully their official development assistance commitments, including the commitment by many developed countries to achieve the target of 0.7 per cent of ODA/GNI to developing countries and 0.15 to 0.20 per cent of ODA/GNI to least developed countries; ODA providers are encouraged to consider setting a target to provide at least 0.20 per cent of ODA/GNI to least developed countries.
Mobilize financial resources for developing countries
Mobilize additional financial resources for developing countries from multiple sources.
Assist developing countries in attaining debt sustainability
Assist developing countries in attaining long-term debt sustainability through coordinated policies aimed at fostering debt financing, debt relief and debt restructuring, as appropriate, and address the external debt of highly indebted poor countries to reduce debt distress.
Invest in least developed countries
Adopt and implement investment promotion regimes for least developed countries.
Knowledge sharing and cooperation for access to science, technology and innovation
Enhance North-South, South-South and triangular regional and international cooperation on and access to science, technology and innovation and enhance knowledge sharing on mutually agreed terms, including through improved coordination among existing mechanisms, in particular at the United Nations level, and through a global technology facilitation mechanism.
Promote sustainable technologies to developing countries
Promote the development, transfer, dissemination and diffusion of environmentally sound technologies to developing countries on favourable terms, including on concessional and preferential terms, as mutually agreed.
Strengthen the science, technology and innovation capacity for least developed countries
Fully operationalize the technology bank and science, technology and innovation capacity-building mechanism for least developed countries by 2017 and enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology.
Enhance sdg capacity in developing countries
Enhance international support for implementing effective and targeted capacity-building in developing countries to support national plans to implement all the sustainable development goals, including through North-South, South-South and triangular cooperation.
Promote a universal trading system under the WTO
Promote a universal, rules-based, open, non-discriminatory and equitable multilateral trading system under the World Trade Organization, including through the conclusion of negotiations under its Doha Development Agenda.
Increase the exports of developing countries
Significantly increase the exports of developing countries, in particular with a view to doubling the least developed countries’ share of global exports by 2020.
Remove trade barriers for least developed countries
Realize timely implementation of duty-free and quota-free market access on a lasting basis for all least developed countries, consistent with World Trade Organization decisions, including by ensuring that preferential rules of origin applicable to imports from least developed countries are transparent and simple, and contribute to facilitating market access.
Enhance global macroeconomic stability
Enhance global macroeconomic stability, including through policy coordination and policy coherence.
Enhance policy coherence for sustainable development
Enhance policy coherence for sustainable development.
Respect national leadership to implement policies for the sustainable development goals
Respect each country’s policy space and leadership to establish and implement policies for poverty eradication and sustainable development.
Enhance the global partnership for sustainable development
Enhance the global partnership for sustainable development, complemented by multi-stakeholder partnerships that mobilize and share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources, to support the achievement of the sustainable development goals in all countries, in particular developing countries.
Encourage effective partnerships
Encourage and promote effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships, Data, monitoring and accountability.
Enhance availability of reliable data
By 2020, enhance capacity-building support to developing countries, including for least developed countries and small island developing States, to increase significantly the availability of high-quality, timely and reliable data disaggregated by income, gender, age, race, ethnicity, migratory status, disability, geographic location and other characteristics relevant in national contexts.
Further develop measurements of progress
By 2030, build on existing initiatives to develop measurements of progress on sustainable development that complement gross domestic product, and support statistical capacity-building in developing countries.
The SDGs can only be realized with strong global partnerships and cooperation. Improving access to technology and knowledge is an important way to share ideas and foster innovation in our increasingly global economy.
Coordinating policies to help developing countries manage their debt, as well as promoting investment for the least developed, is vital for sustainable growth and development.
Promoting international trade, and helping developing countries increase their exports is all part of achieving a universal rules-based and equitable trading system that is fair and open and benefits all.
The SDGs currently require $5-$7 trillion in annual investment to achieve however the total official development assistance was only $147.2 billion in 2017, which falls far short of what is required of the international community.
In 2016, only six countries met their target to keep official development assistance above 0.7 of gross national income. The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to intensify the severity of this issue.
It is estimated global foreign direct investment will drop by up to 40% in 2020 and remittances to low and middle-income countries are expected to fall from $554 billion in 2019 to $445 billion in 2020.
Official development assistance (ODA) is defined by the OECD Development Assistance Committee as government aid that promotes and targets the economic development and welfare of developing countries.
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.
The EDF works with scientists, economists, policy experts, and professionals around the world to better understand the problems we face and to design and implement innovative, sustainable solutions.
School Girls Unite works to tackle prejudice against girls worldwide while expanding their freedom and opportunities through education and leadership. The organization believes that education is the best way to end poverty, improve global health, and bring about a more peaceful world.
One Tree Planted works together with reforestation organizations around the world to fund the planting of trees that help stabilize the climate, provide habitat for biodiversity, and create sustainable jobs.
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