SDG 17: Partnerships

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17.7 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.

Water for Life and PeaceOur grassroots projects, notably Smart Water for Green Schools, provide vulnerable communities with modern, renewable-powered water infrastructure, which is managed by the local community.


17.9 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.

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GCI provides advocacy support in forums, such as the African Commission on Human Rights and the UNECD, for local community organizations in West Africa. This advocacy helps local CSOs bring cases to international bodies in support of national targets.


17.14 Enhance policy coherence for sustainable development.

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In helping draw up the targets for SDG 6, GCI has contributed to instituting effective policies for sustainable development.


17.16 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.

By promoting the SDGs in our work and among our partner organizations and financial donors, we encourage a multi-stakeholder approach to implementing Agenda 2030 globally.