Policy Coherence for Development


  • Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development 2018: Towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies

    This new report highlights critical interlinkages among the Sustainable Development Goals under review by the 2018 UN High-Level Political Forum. It identifies institutional mechanisms and country practices for enhancing policy coherence for sustainable development (PCSD), and sets out options for tracking progress on PCSD at the national level using a variety of indicators.

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  • Gender for sustainable development: An integrated policy agenda

    This new Policy Brief shows that by applying a framework for policy coherence for sustainable development, policymakers can identify synergies between different domestic and international policies that can help them advance towards both gender equality and sustainability goals.

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  • The PCSD Partnership

    The PCSD Partnership aims to support governments and stakeholders to strengthen their capacities for enhancing policy coherence for sustainable development, as called for by SDG target 17.14.

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We work to strengthen the capacity of governments to design, implement and monitor coherent and integrated policies for sustainable development. This entails fostering synergies across economic, social and environmental policy areas; identifying trade-offs and reconcile domestic and international objectives; and addressing the spill-overs of domestic policies on other countries and on future generations.


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1‌‌1 July 2018, 10-11.30 am
, HLPF Special Event, Policy coherence for sustainable development in practice: Achieving progress towards SDG target 17.14, UN Headquarters, New York

11 July 2018, 3-6 pmHLPF Learning Session, Supporting an integrated implementation of the SDGs: Tools for addressing SDG connections and enhancing policy and institutional coherence, UN Headquarters, New York


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