Governance as an SDG Accelerator

Country Experiences and Tools

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Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a formidable governance challenge for countries at all levels of development. It requires governments to co-ordinate, consult and work across policy areas – as well as with the businesses sector and civil society – in an unprecedented way. This report provides evidence from OECD countries and partner economies on how public governance practices can be strengthened to help implement the SDGs. It looks at whole-of-government co-ordination, policy coherence and integrity, stakeholder engagement and open government, and the strategic use of budgeting, procurement and regulatory tools. It discusses robust monitoring and evaluation systems for ensuring that public policies and resource allocations for SDG implementation result in meaningful outcomes. It also explores how governance frameworks to support equal access to justice and gender equality can help catalyse implementation across the entire 2030 Agenda.



Case studies on monitoring, evaluation and audit institutions

In July 2018, the Office of the General Comptroller (Sindicatura General de la Nación - SIGEN) and the National Council on Social Policies Coordination (CNCPS) signed a Cooperation Agreement. Both institutions committed themselves to organise a training programme for internal auditors on the 2030 Agenda, to develop technical tools in order to manage control over the implementation, and to investigate mechanisms so as to broaden these activities to national scale through the Federal Network of Public Control (Provincial Courts of Accounts) chaired by SIGEN.


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