Goal 17. Partnerships to achieve the goals (SDG)

Partnerships for Goals is an initiative that is focused on building inclusive partnerships. They occur at different levels, ranging from global, national, regional, local or national.

Goal 17. Partnerships to achieve the goals (SDG)

There are many countries in need of assistance and support to achieve economic development. It is there where an agreement becomes relevant, this is through an alliance that reflects a formal commitment.

The achievement of this objective is scheduled for the year 2030.

Importance of partnerships to achieve the SDG goals

Coordination between countries is essential to achieve economic development in countries that are yet to achieve it. Next, it is observed in some of the elements that show it.

The issues related to promoting sustainable development have covered different areas of economic activity, such is the case of the creation of green bonds, whose placement in 2018 amounted to 155,500 million dollars, which represents an increase of 78% compared to the year above, this speaks to the importance of the commitments made.

However, year after year the need to redouble efforts to achieve support for vulnerable populations that are affected by conflicts, natural disasters, marginalization, discrimination, etc., becomes clear.

Raising awareness of wills and the movement of human, technological and investment resources between countries are the key to achieving this objective.

Reasons why partnerships are required to achieve the SDG goals

Around 4,000 million people in the world do not use the internet and 90% of them are in developing countries.

Other factors that cause the need for alliances are the existence of armed conflicts, natural disasters, discrimination, migration, informal economy, lack of reliable data, lack of investment, economic stagnation, fragile foreign trade, heavily indebted economies, among others.

Partnership actions to achieve the SDG goals

The achievement of this objective is extremely ambitious due to the dimensions it touches, since it involves different instances and at different levels. Therefore, it requires a joint and consensual effort. Here are some actions that are taken to reach the proposed goal for 2030.

  • By promoting investment, it seeks to increase equitable international trade, as well as debt management for developing countries. In this way it will be possible to achieve greater opportunities for growth and economic development.
  • About 79% of exports from developing countries are carried out without paying taxes.
  • Improve tax collection capacity, through the support of developed countries. So that the institutions have more resources for public investment.
  • Monitor that developed countries comply with the commitment to allocate 0.07% of their gross national income to official development assistance for developing countries.
  • Support developing countries so that their external debts can be paid. That is, to avoid that the interests generate an indebtedness that is impossible to pay. Encouraging financing and debt restructuring.
  • Promote investment in environmentally sound science, innovation and technology in developing countries. As well as the exchange of knowledge, specialization and use of improvement experiences.
  • Support trade by favoring equitable multilateral participation and prevent it from being discriminatory. And, all this, supporting transparency and simple regulation.
  • Encourage the application of policies that eradicate poverty and support sustainable development.
  • Apply successful experiences in the public and private spheres through alliances.
  • Support programs aimed at increasing generation capacity, availability of reliable and timely demographic data including income level, geographic location, race, age, disability, ethnic origin, migration, etc. In order to generate indicators to measure progress in development.