Global Civil Society & the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Industries, Innovation & Infrastructure


Investments in infrastructure – transport, irrigation, energy and information and communication technology – are crucial to achieving sustainable development and empowering communities in many countries. It has long been recognized that growth in productivity and incomes, and improvements in health and education outcomes require investment in infrastructure

Manufacturing is an important driver of economic development and employment. At the current time, however, manufacturing value added per capita is only US$100 in the least developed countries compared to over US$4,500 in Europe and Northern America. Another important factor to consider is the emission of Carbon Dioxide during manufacturing processes. Emissions have decreased over the past decade in many countries but the pace of decline has not been even around the world.

Technological progress is the foundation of efforts to achieve environmental objectives, such as increased resource and energy-efficiency. Without technology and innovation, industrialization will not happen, and without industrialization, development will not happen. There needs to be more investments in high-tech products that dominate the manufacturing productions to increase efficiency and a focus on mobile cellular services that increase connections between people.

Name Acronym Founded City HQ Country/Territory HQ Type I Type II Type III

Protocol to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation - Final Clause, Russian Text

1977 Montréal QC Canada T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to Prolong the International Sanitary Convention for Aerial Navigation

1946 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Long-term Financing of the Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air-pollutants in Europe

1984 EMEP protocol 1984 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Design

1975 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Agreement on Equalization of Import Charges and to the Agreement on the System of Central American Integrated Industries

1967 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Agreement on the Régime for Central American Integration Industries

1963 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Agreement on the System of Central American Integrated Industries, 1963

1963 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Agreement on the System of Central American Integrated Industries, 1965

1965 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea, 1976

1976 London UK T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea, 1990

1990 London UK T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea, 2002

2002 London UK T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Central American Agreement on Fiscal Incentives to Industrial Development, 1966

1966 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment

2001 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road

CMR 1978 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Passengers and Luggage by Inland Waterways

CVN 1978 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Passengers and Luggage by Road

CVR 1978 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Convention Relating to the Limitation of Liability of Owners of Inland Navigation Vessels

1978 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the European Convention on Consular Functions Relating to Consular Functions in Respect of Civil Aircraft

1967 Strasbourg France T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

1989 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Treaty Concerning the Permanent Neutrality and Operation of the Panama Canal, 1977

1977 T g Treaties, IGOs

Protocol to the Treaty Concerning the Permanent Neutrality and Operation of the Panama Canal, 1979

1979 T g Treaties, IGOs

Proyectos de Innovación IBEROEKA

IBEROEKA 1991 Madrid Spain K g IGOs

Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility

PPIAF 1999 Washington DC USA F g IGOs

Public-Root

Folkestone UK N

PVC 4 Pipes

2003 Brussels Belgium F

PVC4Cables

Brussels Belgium E

PVC4Pipes

2003 Brussels Belgium E y International Federations

Quadrilateral Group of Industrialized Economies

Quad Group F g IGOs

R and TTE Compliance Association

R and TTE CA Weybridge UK D

Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation

AMSAT 1969 Kensington MD USA F

Radio Benevolencija Foundation

2002 Amsterdam Netherlands G f Humanitarian Organizations, Foundations

Radio Bible Class Ministries

RBC Ministries 1938 Grand Rapids MI USA F

Radio France internationale

RFI 1975 Paris France G

Radio Free Asia

RFA 1996 Washington DC USA G

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

RFE/RL 1950 Prague Czech Rep G

Radio Mission The Messengers

1973 Hyvinkää Finland G

Radio Regulations

1979 T g Treaties, IGOs

Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services

RTCM 1947 Arlington VA USA G

Radio Veritas Asia

1969 Quezon City Philippines F v

Radio Worldwide

1961 Leeds UK G

Radionavigation Interstate Council of the CIS

1993 Minsk Belarus E g Intergovernmental Communities, IGOs

RAFAD Foundation

1985 Geneva Switzerland F f Foundations

Rail Forum Europe

RFE 2011 Brussels Belgium F y International Federations

Rail Working Group

RWG Zug Switzerland E

RailNetEurope

RNE 2004 Vienna Austria D

Railway Convention

1912 T g Treaties, IGOs

Railway Technical Society of Australasia

RTSA Barton Australia N v

Railway Transport Committee of the Maghreb

1964 Algiers Algeria E g IGOs

Rank a Brand

2009 Amsterdam Netherlands G f

REACT International

1962 Glendale CA USA N Humanitarian Organizations

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