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2030 Agenda Partnership Accelerator
Accelerating and scaling up effective partnering across all stakeholders to deliver transformational impact for the Sustainable Development Goals.
7 July 2020 | Partnerships against COVID-19 - building back better together to advance the 2030 Agenda
An 2020 HLPF side event to explore how partnerships can help assist in particular developing countries to address the COVID-19 crisis and its aftermath.
7 July 2020 | Developing transformational partnerships to catalyze SDGs implementation
SDG Training on how multi-stakeholder partnerships can facilitate system transformation through the use of a specific example.
14 July 2020 | VNR Lab - Mobilizing support and building national partnerships
Explore and showcase practices on how countries can systematically catalyze national multi-stakeholder partnerships, including through their VNR process.
Multi-stakeholder partnerships & voluntary commitments
The achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals will require all hands on deck. It will require different sectors and actors working together in an integrated manner by pooling financial resources, knowledge and expertise. In our new development era with 17 intertwined Sustainable Development Goals and 169 associated targets as a blue-print for achieving the sustainable Future We Want, cross sectorial and innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships will play a crucial role for getting us to where we need by the year 2030.

Partnerships for sustainable development are multi-stakeholder initiatives voluntarily undertaken by Governments, intergovernmental organizations, major groups and others stakeholders, which efforts are contributing to the implementation of inter-governmentally agreed development goals and commitments, as included in Agenda 21, the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation, the Millennium Declaration, the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) entitled “The Future We Want”, the Third International Conference on Small island Developing States, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Sustainable Development Goal 17, which reads “Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development”, recognizes multi-stakeholder partnerships as important vehicles for mobilizing and sharing knowledge, expertise, technologies and financial resources to support the achievement of the sustainable development goals in all countries, particularly developing countries. Goal 17 further seek to encourage and promote effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships.
United Nations