Policy Coherence for Development


  • Join the PCSD Partnership's first online dialogue, 19-30 September 2016

    The online dialogue is organised by the Multi-stakeholder Partnership for Enhancing Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development. It aims to explore concrete ways to enhance policy coherence in the implementation of the SDGs, and respresents the first in a series of more in-depth discussions on evidence-based analysis; methodologies for more integrated approaches to SDG implementation; good experiences and institutional practices; and tools for monitoring policy coherence and SDG target 17.14.

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  • Better Policies for Sustainable Development 2016 - A New Framework for Policy Coherence

    This report introduces the Framework for Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development (PCSD) - a screening tool that aims to support governments in designing and implementing coherent policies. It explores policy coherence in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and suggests options for monitoring and tracking progress in SDG target 17.14, which calls on countries to "enhance policy coherence for sustainable development".

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  • OECD and the Sustainable Development Goals: Delivering on universal goals and targets

    The OECD supports the United Nations in ensuring the success of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by bringing together its existing knowledge, and its unique tools and experience.

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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.


Join the conversation

28 October, 10th Meeting of the National Focal Points for Policy Coherence, Building PCSD: Experiences and challenges in SDG implementation, OECD, Paris 

19 July 2016, HLPF Side Event: Ensuring no on is left behind: The importance of policy coherence for sustainable development, UNHQ, New York City

18 July 2016, SDG Partnership Exchange, UNHQ, New York City



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