Stakeholder Engagement and Partnerships

LEDS Global Partnership Case Study: Community engagement as key component of successful mini-grid development Experiences from Nigeria and Sierra Leone

This case study offers an overview of approaches to the design of community engagement programmes and highlights key challenges and success factors. It is a useful resource for other countries interested in developing systems and strategies for embedding community engagement in their rural electrification efforts.

UN in BiH – SDG consultation tool

The United Nations team in Bosnia and Herzegovina recognized the need to promote the SDGs in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Therefore, they decided to organize, within the “Imagine 2030” initiative, a whole series of workshops throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina and to involve as many people as possible from different sections of society, namely, the civil society, the government institutions and the private sector in order to start a story and dialogue on how we can address different problems facing the society and achieve the SDGs.

Mapping volunteer actions to accelerate the implementation of the SDGs in Asia

"Accelerating Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia: Taking a Fresh Look at Volunteerism" was the topic of discussion at a regional workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand last week (11-12 November). Stakeholders from five countries gathered with the aim of applying ‘systems thinking’ to map specific entry points and actions where volunteerism could accelerate progress on the SDGs.

Voluntary National Review Database

As part of its follow-up and review mechanisms, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development encourages member states to "conduct regular and inclusive reviews of progress at the national and sub-national levels, which are country-led and country-driven" (paragraph 79). These national reviews are expected to serve as a basis for the regular reviews by the high-level political forum (HLPF), meeting under the auspices of ECOSOC.

Strategies for SDG National Reporting: A Review of Current Approaches and Key Considerations for Government Reporting on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted in 2015, are a historic commitment to take on the world’s most pressing and intractable problems. Through the SDGs, 193 UN Member States have agreed to address poverty, hunger, climate change, gender equity, and other global issues and to make major progress by the year 2030. National governments are now developing plans to address their countries’ own priorities in the context of this major global effort.