How the UN is supporting The Sustainable Development Goals in South Africa

The Government of South Africa and the United Nations in South Africa have finalised the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) for the years 2020- 2025, which is the first generation Cooperation Framework developed under the new guidelines released in 2019 (UNSDCF). This involved a detailed consultation process that included the private sector, civil society, academia and research institutions, women, and youth. The process undertaken affirmed the following principles: host government ownership and leadership; multi-stakeholder participation and; and alignment to national priorities.