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17. Partnerships for the goals

17. Partnerships for the goals

The SDGs can only be realized with a strong commitment to global partnership and cooperation. While official development assistance from developed countries increased by 66 percent between 2000 and 2014, humanitarian crises brought on by conflict or natural disasters continue to demand more financial resources and aid. Many countries also require Official Development Assistance to encourage growth and trade.  

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.

Despite advances in certain areas, more needs to be done to accelerate progress. All stakeholders will have to refocus and intensify their efforts on areas where progress has been slow.

Read our stories to learn more about SDG Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals

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China’s energy sector carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions increased 5.2 per cent in 2023, meaning a record fall of 4 to 6 per cent is needed by 2025 to meet the government’s “carbon intensity” target.
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Opini

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Four Asean member countries have taken an important first step towards the vision of a regional power grid. The next step is to look for lessons learned and improve collaboration, leveraging the experience of the public and private sector.
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