Goal Seventeen: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

A successful sustainable development agenda requires partnerships between governments, the private sector and civil society. These inclusive partnerships built upon principles and values, a shared vision, and shared goals that place people and the planet at the centre, are needed at the global, regional, national and local level.

Overview of some indicators

Volume of remittances (USD) as a proportion of total GDP
Proportion of individuals using the Internet
Existence mechanisms in place to enhance policy coherence of sustainable development

Collaboration during COVID-19 

The Kingdom of Bahrain demonstrated extraordinary efforts in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, with partnerships and collaborations playing a pivotal role, both in establishing communication channels between government ministries to address healthcare needs, and actively engaging in international partnerships, for example, dispatching doctors to support other healthcare systems and exchanging strategies with the United Kingdom, Italy, and Germany.

Development and Humanitarian Assistance 

Bahrain plays a role in providing humanitarian assistance globally, with the Royal Humanitarian Foundation (RHF) and the Bahrain Red Crescent Society being major organizations involved. For example, the RHF has been active in providing aid across the world, including assisting Syrian refugees in Jordan and responding to floods in Pakistan.

Partnerships with UN Agencies 

The Government has established impactful partnerships with various UN entities such as the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) for specific projects. Furthermore, the UN Strategic and Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) provides a comprehensive, long-term framework for achieving sustainable development in the Kingdom, through partnership with the UN agencies operating on the ground, in four key priority areas: Environment, energy, and food; quality and comprehensive social services; Economic diversification, public administration, and resilience; and Bahrain among nations.

IISS Regional Security Summit 

The Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa Academy for Diplomatic Studies was established in August 2019, to train the Kingdom’s diplomats. The Academy aims to become a regionally and internationally renowned Academy of diplomatic training and research by creating various programs that equip individuals with the knowledge and tools required in the field of diplomacy.

Goal One: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
Goal Two: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
Goal Three: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all age
Goal Four: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Goal Five: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Goal Six: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
Goal Seven: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Goal Eight: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Goal Nine: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Goal Ten: Reduce inequality within and among countries
Goal Eleven:  Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Goal Twelve:Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Goal Thirteen: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts[b]
Goal Fourteen: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
Goal Fifteen: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
Goal Sixteen: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
Goal Seventeen: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
SDGs Bahrain

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