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

Coopération bancaire pour l'Europe

CBE 1992 Brussels Belgium G

Cooperation Canada

1968 Ottawa ON Canada G

Cooperation Committee for Cambodia

CCC 1990 Phnom Penh Cambodia G y

Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States

Turkic Council 2009 Istanbul Turkey D g

Coopération et Formation au Développement

CEFODE 1963 Strasbourg France G

Coopération européenne des sites majeurs d'accueil

COESIMA Lourdes France F

Cooperation for the Continuing Development of Urban and Suburban Transportation

1980 Lyon France F

Cooperation for the Development of the Craft Industry

1988 Hombourg Belgium G t

Coopération internationale de promotion et aides au développement

CIPAD 1995 Othée Belgium G

Coopération internationale des risques aggravés

COINTRA S c

Cooperation on International Traceability in Analytical Chemistry

CITAC 1993 Lisbon Portugal F v

Coopération par l'éducation et la culture

CEC 1978 Brussels Belgium G

Cooperation Process in the Western Mediterranean

Five plus Five Group 1990 F g

Cooperazione Internazionale

COOPI 1962 Milan Italy G

Cooperazione Internazionale Sud-Sud

CISS 1985 Palermo Italy G

Cooperazione Italiana Nord-Sud

CINS 1988 Rome Italy G

Cooperazione Paesi Emergenti

COPE 1983 Catania Italy G

Cooperazione per lo Sviluppo dei Paesi Emergenti

COSPE 1983 Florence Italy G

Coordenadora Galega de ONG's para o Desenvolvemento

1991 Santiago de Compostela Spain G

Coordinadora de Organizaciones No Gubernamentales para el Desarrollo, España

CONGDE 1981 Madrid Spain G

Coordinating Board of Jewish Organizations

CBJO 1947 E y

Coordinating Committee of the Organization for Voluntary Service

1972 Milan Italy G

Coordination des comités européens de soutien au peuple sahraoui

EUCOCO Sahara 1975 Brussels Belgium E

Coordination des initiatives populaires de solidarité internationale

1982 Rome Italy G

Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites

CGMS 1972 Darmstadt Germany E gy

Coordination of Nongovernmental Organizations for International Development Cooperation

1986 Rome Italy G

Coordination SUD

1994 Paris France G y

Coppieters Foundation

2007 Brussels Belgium F f

Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security

CTI-CFF 2007 Manado Indonesia E g

CORE Group

1997 Washington DC USA G y

COS West and Midden Brabant Centrum voor Internationale Samenwerking

1969 Tilburg Netherlands G

Council for Advancement and Support of Education

CASE 1974 Washington DC USA G

Council for International Development

CID 1985 Wellington New Zealand G

Council for National and International Relations of Organizations of Youth and Popular Education

1974 Paris France G

Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific

CSCAP 1993 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia E y

Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding

CAABU 1967 London UK G

Council of Commonwealth Societies

CCS 1938 London UK E y

Council of Europe Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society

2005 Strasbourg France T g

Council of Local Authorities for International Relations

CLAIR 1988 Tokyo Japan G

Council of Non-Governmental Organizations for Development Support

1982 Dakar Senegal E y

Council of Regional Organisations of the Pacific

CROP 1988 Suva Fiji E gy

Council on East Asian Community

CEAC 2004 Tokyo Japan G

Council on East Asian Libraries

CEAL Irvine CA USA G v

Council on Foreign Relations

CFR 1921 New York NY USA G

Council on International and Public Affairs

CIPA 1954 New York NY USA G

Crans Montana Forum

Monte Carlo Monaco F c

Creative Commons International

CCI 2001 Mountain View CA USA G

Croatian Club for International Cooperation

CCIC Zagreb Croatia N

Cross International

Pompano Beach FL USA G

Cross-Cultural Solutions

1995 Pasadena CA USA G

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