Global Civil Society & the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Partnerships for the Goal


A successful sustainable development agenda requires partnerships between governments, the private sector and civil society. 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.

Urgent action is needed to mobilize, redirect and unlock the transformative power of trillions of dollars of private resources to deliver on sustainable development objectives. Long-term investments, including foreign direct investment, are needed in critical sectors, especially in developing countries. These include sustainable energy, infrastructure and transport, as well as information and communications technologies. The public sector will need to set a clear direction. Review and monitoring frameworks, regulations and incentive structures that enable such investments must be retooled to attract investments and reinforce sustainable development. National oversight mechanisms such as supreme audit institutions and oversight functions by legislatures should be strengthened.

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

Complementary Protocol to the Agreement on Regional Cooperation in Combating Pollution of the Southeast Pacific by Oil and other Harmful Substances in Cases of Emergency

1983 T g

Comunidad de Educación Teológica Ecuménica Latinoamericana y Caribeña

CETELA 1988 Mexico City CDMX Mexico J y

Comunità di Sant'Egidio - ACAP

1973 Rome RM Italy G

Comunità Ecumenica 'Cardinale Mercier'

1983 R

Comunità Impegno Servizio Volontariato

CISV 1972 Turin TO Italy G

Comunità Laici Missionari Cattolici

CLMC 1972 Genoa GE Italy G

Comunità Volontari per il Mondo

CVM 1978 Porto San Giorgio FM Italy G

Concern Worldwide

1968 Dublin Co. Dublin Ireland G

Confédération bouliste internationale

CBI 1983 Ankara Ankara Turkey D

Confédération des ONG d'environnement et de développement de l'Afrique centrale

CONGAC 1992 Douala Cameroon D

Confédération européenne des ong d'urgence et de développement

CONCORD 2003 Brussels Belgium D y

Confederation of Funds of Cooperation and Solidarity

1995 Barcelona Barcelona Spain N

Conférence au sommet des chefs d'Etat et de gouvernement des pays ayant le français en partage

Sommet de la Francophonie 1986 Paris France F cg

Conférence des communautés ethniques de langue française

1971 Delémont JU Switzerland S c

Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions

1971 Brussels Belgium F

Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe

1977 Strasbourg France E y

Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations

CONGO 1948 Geneva GE Switzerland E y

Conference of the Americas on International Education

CAIE 2009 Montréal QC Canada F cy

Conference of the Middle European Cooperation in Statistical Physics

MECO 1974 S c

Conference on Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific

SCAP S c

Congé solidaire

1999 Paris France G

CONGO Committee on Human Rights

Geneva GE Switzerland E

Conseil des communautés africaines en Europe/Belgique

CCAE/B Brussels Belgium G

Conseil euro-marocain du développement de coopération et d'échanges socioculturels

Aix-en-Provence France G

Conseil européen de l'industrie chimique

CEFIC 1972 Brussels Belgium D y

Conseil Wallonie Bruxelles de la coopération internationale

CWBCI 2004 Brussels Belgium G

Consensus for Sustainable People, Organisations and Communities

CSPOC 1983 Geneva GE Switzerland G

Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration

CONAHEC 1994 Tucson AZ USA F y

Consortium for Southeast Asian Studies in Asia

SEASIA 2015 Taipei Taiwan D y

Consorzio 'Cooperazione Terzo Mondo' Altromercato

Consorzeio CTM Altromercato 1989 Verona BL Italy G

Containers of Hope

1994 Romford UK N

Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

1984 T g

Convention Benelux Concernant la Coopération Transfrontalière entre Collectivités ou Autorités Territoriales

1986 Brussels Belgium T g

Convention Concerning Cooperation in the Regulation of Imports, Exports and Transit Traffic

1961 T g

Convention Concerning Cooperation with Regard to Customs and Excise

1952 T g

Convention Concerning Equal Remuneration for Men and Women Workers for Work of Equal Value

1951 Geneva GE Switzerland T g

Convention Concerning International Cooperation Regarding Administrative Assistance to Refugees

1985 T g

Convention for Cooperation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region

Abidjan convention 1981 Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire T g

Convention for Cooperation in the Protection and Sustainable Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Northeast Pacific

NEP 2002 Nairobi Kenya T g

Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field, 1864

Geneva convention 1864 T g

Convention for the Improvement of Sea Communications

1912 T g

Convention on Cooperation for the Protection and Sustainable Use of the Danube River

1994 T g

Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries, 1980

1980 T g

Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries, 1978

NAFO 1978 T g

Convention on Information and Legal Cooperation Concerning "Information Society Services"

2001 Strasbourg France T g

Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Cooperation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children

1996 The Hague Netherlands T g

Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption

1993 The Hague Netherlands T g

Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and other Forms of Family Maintenance

2007 The Hague Netherlands T g

Convention on the Settlement by Arbitration of Civil Law Disputes Arising out of Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation Relationships

1972 T g

Convention Regarding Inheritance and the Settlement of the Devolution of Property

1934 T g

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