SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
In May this year, the UN General Assembly officially declared 30 September, International Translation Day.
29 September 2017
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The Voluntary National Reviews facilitate sharing experiences, successes, challenges and lessons learned, with a view to accelerating the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the achievement of the SDGs. They are voluntary, state-led, undertaken by both developed and developing countries, and ideally involve multiple national stakeholders. The Reports are expected to serve as a basis for the annual reviews by the HLPF.
02 August 2017
News
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
When I was accepted for the assignment to develop content about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Colombia, I was very excited. For 17 weeks, I was expected to create social media posts about each of the 17 SDGs, share information, facts, photos, statistics and/or videos about SDGs in Colombia. Since I am Mexican, I also included content from my own country.
01 August 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
On 6 July 2017, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme in Serbia jointly with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hosted in Belgrade a conference entitled Volunteerism for the Sustainable Development Goals. UNV Serbia facilitated the NGO, CSO and VIO joint-meeting to share knowledge, connect networks, and draw on best practices.
27 July 2017
News
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The month of December was passing by and my sadness had turned into depression. At that moment, I had lived outside of Venezuela for almost two years, since I, like many other young people from my country, felt the need to look for opportunities beyond our borders. However, in my case, my stay in Colombia had become more challenging than expected: I couldn’t find a job where I could utilize my skills and professional knowledge, and I was quite far from content.
07 June 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean
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SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Volunteerism enables youth engagement, leadership and participation Within Latin America and the Caribbean, young people between the ages of 15 and 24 account for 20 per cent of the population. This is the largest percentage of youth in this region, ever.  The statistics are dire: 35 million of these young people never attended school, 39 per cent live in poverty and 25 per cent are unemployed.
12 April 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories
SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Karol Alejandra Arámbula Carrillo (Mexico) has been a UN Online Volunteer since 2011. One of her motivations to join UNV’s Online Volunteering service was the desire to help organisations in other countries carry out their work, especially in the field of gender equality. 
24 March 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Between February and May 2016, these volunteers dedicated their time, experience and knowledge to the local realities of their regions or countries, and shared their ideas and impressions about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their social networks, mainly Facebook and Twitter, using the hashtags #ODS_LAC and #UNVLAC.
05 December 2016
News
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Between February and May 2016, these volunteers dedicated their time, experience and knowledge to the local realities of their regions or countries, and shared their ideas and impressions about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their social networks, mainly Facebook and Twitter, using the hashtags #ODS_LAC and #UNVLAC.
05 December 2016
Article
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have an important focus on partnerships and have a vital function to achieve peace and development in the coming years. Partners in the private sector are certainly major stakeholders, and their involvement is now expanding much beyond charity. The private sector has a wealth of knowledge, expertise and implementation capacity that must be leveraged to find development solutions.
11 November 2016
Asia and the Pacific
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