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NDVS' June Theme is SDG #17: Partnerships for the Goals


"To successfully implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we must swiftly move from commitments to action. To do that, we need strong, inclusive and integrated partnerships at all levels." - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The primary goal of #17 Partnership for the Goals is to revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.

In 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that aims to end poverty, tackle inequalities and combat climate change. We need everyone to come together -- governments, civil society, scientists, academia and the private sector -- to achieve the sustainable development goals.

We are all in this together. The Agenda, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), is universal and calls for action by all countries, both developed countries, and developing countries, to ensure no one is left behind. Source: Partnerships: Why They Matter.pdf

Bringing the SDGs to life: Real Change for Real People IIED  (3:33)

Video Resources:

SDG: Improve Life All Around the Globe (2:47) United Nations
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World's Largest Lesson on 17 SDG Bye Bye Plastic Bag
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Additional Resource Materials:

Sustainable Development - Knowledge Platform (Progress & Info 2017), (Targets &
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High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Logo

High-Level Political Development Political Forum [ ]

"The High-level Political Forum, United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, provides for the full and effective participation of all States Members of the United Nations and States members of specialized agencies." Source: [ ]

The Ocean Clean Up website shows what cooperation, energy, and the SDGs can do in our lifetime. [ ] and [ ] The milestones are especially encouraging. Together we are making a difference!