Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

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Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development;


Target 17.1

Strengthen domestic resource mobilization, including through international support to developing countries, to improve domestic capacity for tax and other revenue collection;

  • Government revenue No review

Target 17.2

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 gross national income for official development assistance (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;

  • Official development assistance Significant negative
  • Official development assistance to Least Developed Countries Significant negative

Target 17.3

Mobilize additional financial resources for developing countries from multiple sources;

  • Additional financial resources mobilized for developing countries from multiple sources No review
  • Volume of remittances Data gap

Target 17.4

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;

  • Debt service as a proportion of exports of goods and services Data gap

Target 17.5

Adopt and implement investment promotion regimes for least developed countries;

  • Number of countries that adopt and implement investment promotion regimes for developing countries No review

Target 17.6

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;

  • Total fixed broadband connections No review
  • 2 Mbit/s to less than 10 Mbit/s broadband subscriptions No review
  • Equal to or above 10 Mbit/s broadband subscriptions No review

Target 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;

  • Funding for developing countries to promote the development, transfer and diffusion of environmentally sound technologies No review

Target 17.8

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;

  • Proportion of individuals using the Internet Significant positive

Target 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;

  • ODA-Flows - Bilateral and Multilateral Development Cooperation, Disbursements Moderate positive

Target 17.10

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;

  • Worldwide weighted tariff-average No review

Target 17.11

Significantly increase the exports of developing countries, in particular with a view to doubling the least developed countries’ share of global exports by 2020;

  • Developing countries’ and least developed countries’ share of global exports No review

Target 17.12

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;

  • Weighted average tariffs faced by developing countries, least developed countries and small island developing States No review

Target 17.13

Enhance global macroeconomic stability, including through policy coordination and policy coherence;

  • Macroeconomic Dashboard largely archived
  • Public debt, Maastricht scoreboard indicator Moderate negative

Target 17.14

Enhance policy coherence for sustainable development;

  • Number of countries with mechanisms in place to enhance policy coherence of sustainable development No review

Target 17.15

Respect each country’s policy space and leadership to establish and implement policies for poverty eradication and sustainable development;

  • Extent of use of country-owned results frameworks and planning tools by providers of development cooperation No review

Target 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;

  • Number of countries reporting progress in multi-stakeholder development effectiveness monitoring frameworks that support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals No review

Target 17.17

Encourage and promote effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships;

  • Amount committed to public-private partnerships for infrastructure No review

Target 17.18

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;

  • Statistical capacity indicator for Sustainable Development Goal monitoring No review
  • National statistical legislation that complies with the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics largely archived
  • National statistical legislation and plan that is fully funded and under implementation largely archived

Target 17.19

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;

  • Resources to strengthen statistical capacity in developing countries No review
  • Implementation of regular population census largely archived
  • Implementation of a birth and death registration system largely archived