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

European Association for People Management

EAPM 1962 London UK D

European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning

EAPRIL 2009 Leuven Belgium D

European Association for Secure Transactions

EAST 2004 Edinburgh UK D

European Association for the Education of Adults

EAEA 1953 Brussels Belgium D y

European Association of Geographers

EUROGEO 1979 Saragossa Spain F

European Association of Hearing Aid Professionals

AEA 1968 Brussels Belgium D t

European Association of Regional and Local Authorities for Lifelong Learning

EARLALL 2001 Brussels Belgium D y

European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories

EARSeL 1977 Münster Germany D

European Association of Science Editors

EASE 1982 Dymock UK D v

European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology

EAWOP 1991 Rotterdam Netherlands D

European Asylum Support Office

EASO 2010 Valletta Malta J g

European Automobile Engineers Cooperation

EAEC Vienna Austria D

European Banking Federation

EBF 1960 Brussels Belgium E

European Brewery Convention

EBC 1947 Brussels Belgium D

European Business Aviation Association

EBAA 1977 Brussels Belgium D

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights

ECCHR 2007 Berlin Germany G

European Center for Sustainable Finance

ECCE Maastricht Netherlands G

European Centre for Electoral Support

ECES 2010 Brussels Belgium E

European Centre for Global Interdependence and Solidarity

North-South Centre 1989 Lisbon Portugal E g

European Centre for Training and Regional Cooperation

ECTARC 1988 Llangollen UK E

European Charities' Committee on Value-Added Tax

ECCVAT 1992 London UK E y

European Child Rescue Alert and Police Network on Missing Children

AMBER Alert Europe Brussels Belgium F y

European Coalition for Israel

ECI 2004 Brussels Belgium G y

European Coffee Federation

ECF 1980 Brussels Belgium E

European Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow

CFACT Europe 2004 Jena Germany G

European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization

CENELEC 1973 Brussels Belgium D

European Community Organizing Network

ECON Zvolen Slovakia F

European Community Psychology Association

ECPA Cesena Italy D

European Consumer Debt Network

ECDN 2007 Brussels Belgium D

European Convention on the Recognition of the Legal Personality of International Non-Governmental Organisations

1986 Strasbourg France T g

European Cooperation Centre

ECC Brussels Belgium J

European Cooperation for Accreditation

EA 1997 Paris France F

European Cooperation for Space Standardization

ECSS 1993 Noordwijk Netherlands D

European Cooperation in Anthroposophical Curative Education and Social Therapy

ECCE 1992 Zeist Netherlands D

European Cooperation in Science and Technology

COST 1970 Brussels Belgium E g

European Cooperative for Rural Development

EUCORD Brussels Belgium F

European Coordination Committee on Human Rights Documentation

ECCHRD Lund Sweden E

European Coordination of Associations and Individuals for Freedom of Conscience

1998 Paris France G

European Council for Non-Profit Organizations

1989 Brussels Belgium D y

European Council of Interior Architects

ECIA 1992 Brussels Belgium D

European Cultural Network for Development Cooperation


European DIY-Retail Association - Global Home Improvement Network

EDRA-GHIN 2002 Cologne Germany D

European ECO Forum

1993 Brussels Belgium F

European Energy Information Sharing and Analysis Centre

EE-ISAC Brussels Belgium D

European Environmental Bureau

EEB 1974 Brussels Belgium E y

European Federation of Agricultural Exhibitions and Show Organizers

EURASCO 1967 Verona Italy F

European Federation of European Coordination Networks of Scientific and Technical Cooperation


European Federation of Sport Psychology

1969 Cologne Germany D y

European Fismeal and Fish Oil Producers

European Fishmeal 1963 Copenhagen Denmark E t

European Food Banks Federation

FEBA 1986 Brussels Belgium D