Importance of SDG-17: Partnership for the Goals in Indonesia

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Importance of SDG-17: Partnership for the Goals in Indonesia

Sustainable Development Goals or commonly known as SDGs has one main aim, which is, to establish Millennium Development Goals or called MDGs. Furthermore, another aim is to end the entire form of poverty and get deeper to find the solution to poverty.

Further reading: Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

Environmental concept Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals has 17 pillars such as no poverty; zero hunger; good health and well-being; quality education; gender equality; clean water and sanitation; affordable and clean energy; decent work and economic growth; industry, innovation, and infrastructure; reducing inequality; sustainable cities and communities; responsible consumption and production; climate action; life below water; life on land; peace, justice, and strong institution; and lastly, partnerships for the goals.

Generally, the framework of Sustainable Development Goals is in order to support and assist many countries globally to have and lead more decent as well as better life through 3 approaches such as in economic development, openness in the social order, and environmental sustainability. Each pillar and branch of Sustainable Development Goals are related one to another. In fact, it has the same weight as well. The 17th pillar of Partnership for the Goals becomes very important to ensure effective achievements.

Joko Widodo leads 9 priority programs with the vice President called Ma’ruf Amin known as Nawa Cita. The SDGs can encourage and support the realization of Nawa Cita since Indonesia has three major problems such as poverty, unemployment, and economic inequality. Thus, these are such great hope for the Indonesian government to assist the Indonesian goals themselves.

Partnership for the Goals

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This realization needs cooperative work between all national development actors, indeed both include the government and parliament, academics and experts, philanthropic organizations, businesses, civil society organizations, and the media to establish the synergies based on their respective roles on strengths and weaknesses as well as advantages and disadvantages.

On this occasion, Indonesia hooked Coca Cola as a partnership. The Chief Executive of Coca Cola Foundation Indonesia said that since the establishment of Coca Cola Foundation Indonesia or known as CCFI, they have been designed and created to support and have a real impact on the sustainable improvement of the welfare of the Indonesian people.

Related article: Partnership Between Governments, Corporations, and NGO’s: Important Note on the 17th SDG

They conducted many various programs such as improving community and women empowerment (community empowerment), nature protection that especially related to water resources (environment and water stewardship), and individual welfare (wellbeing).

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