Global Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals

A successful sustainable development agenda requires partnerships between governments, the private sector and society. These inclusive partnerships built upon principles and values, a shared vision, and shared goals that place people and the planet at the centre, are needed at the global, regional, national and local level. Strengthening implementation resources and revitalising global partnerships for sustainable development are central to this goal.

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In short

  • Reviving the global partnership for sustainable development
  • That is why we need to cooperate by integrating solutions

 

Partnerships to achieve the SDGs

Urgent action is needed to mobilise the transformative power of money of private resources to deliver on sustainable development objectives.

Long-term

Long-term investments, including foreign direct investment, are needed in critical sectors, especially in developing countries. These include sustainable energy, infrastructure and transport, as well as information and communications technologies. To achieve all goals by 2030, governments, companies, administrators, citizens and organisations must work together. This mainly concerns technology, knowledge transfer, trade, data, policy coherence and financial flows. A successful sustainable development agenda requires inclusive partnerships at the global, regional, national and local level that are built upon principles and values, a shared vision, and shared goals that place people and the planet at the centre.

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Long-term investments

Investment, including foreign investment, in developing countries, sustainable energy, infrastructure and transport, as well as information and communications technologies is needed now for the long term.  Regulations and incentive structures that enable such investments must be retooled to attract investments and reinforce sustainable development. National supervisory institutions such as courts of auditors and regulatory authorities must be strengthened.

 

In short:

  • inclusive partnerships are needed at all levels;
  • build upon shared goals;
  • people and planet must be the core of attention;
  • achieving sustainable development goals;
  • the public sector will need to set a clear direction;
  • attract long-term investments;
  • strengthen national supervisory institutions.