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Enablers

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Parliament’s Role in Implementing the SDGs
This tool is designed to help parliamentarians and parliamentary staff members play an effective role in implementing the SDGs.
It introduces the 2030 Agenda and covers good practices and tools from around the world that can be adapted, as needed, depending on the national context.

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Light Guidance on Collective Outcomes
This guidance allows humanitarian, development and peace actors to align their individual programming towards collective outcomes, in accordance with respective mandates.
It sets out concrete and measurable results, which have been collectively developed across the HDP Community in countries. This guidance is aimed at senior management across the humanitarian, development and peace community at country level, including the United Nations Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator and their office, Special or Deputy Special Representatives of the Secretary General and their teams, UN and Non-Governmental Organization agency heads, UN Country Teams/Humanitarian Country Teams, donor representatives and individuals responsible for implementing programmes at the field level.

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Localizing the SDGs Toolbox
Localizing the SDGs Toolbox facilitates an articulated set of tools to support local stakeholders and their networks, under the leadership of local, regional and national governments.
The Toolbox seeks to raise awareness of the SDGs among local and national actors, by improving their knowledge of the 2030 Agenda, familiarize them with the implications, opportunities and challenges in localizing it, and urge stakeholders to fully realize their crucial role. As an advocacy platform, it also seeks to create an enabling environment for the localization process, to support local ownership and to ensure the SDGs integration in sub-national strategies and plans. The Toolbox takes stock and reviews existing tools and best practices that are reliable and replicable, and systematizes outputs and avails the findings to policy-makers, local officers, experts and actors of local relevance.

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Institutional and Coordination Mechanisms
The Institutional and Coordination Mechanisms guidance note provides information on how countries have adapted their existing institutional and coordination frameworks or established new ones in order
to implement the SDGs. It highlights efforts to mobilise institutions around the SDGs, improve their functioning, and promote horizontal and vertical coherence. The guidance note also includes information on how responsibility is allocated amongst various levels of government for coherent implementation and review of the 2030 Agenda, and gives an overview of key factors a country should consider when establishing a new institutional framework or adapting their existing one.

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Institutional and Context Analysis
The Institutional and Context Analysis (ICA) Guidance Note is a methodology for undertaking political economy analysis to support development programmes focusing on political and institutional factors
, as well as processes concerning the use of national and external resources in a given setting and how these have an impact on the implementation of UNDP programmes and policy advice. The Guidance Note supports Country Offices understand the political and institutional context in which they operate in a way that is suited to the needs and mandate of their organization. An ICA is envisioned as an input to programming that focuses on how different actors in society, who are subject to an assortment of incentives and constraints, shape the likelihood of programme success.

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Sustainability Governance Report Sheet
The Institutional and Coordination Mechanisms guidance note provides information on how countries have adapted their existing institutional and coordination frameworks or established new ones in order
to implement the SDGs. It highlights efforts to mobilise institutions around the SDGs, improve their functioning, and promote horizontal and vertical coherence. The guidance note also includes information on how responsibility is allocated amongst various levels of government for coherent implementation and review of the 2030 Agenda, and gives an overview of key factors a country should consider when establishing a new institutional framework or adapting their existing one.

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Social and Behaviour Change Communication Model
The Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) model is different from the older ‘awareness raising’ and Behaviour Change Communications models, as it brings in systematic, socio-ecological
thinking within communication initiatives. SBCC is an approach to engaging people on individual or community levels, to foster community dialogue and action.

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The UNHCR Tool for Participatory Assessment in Operations
This tool outlines a series of steps for conducting a participatory assessment with refugees or other persons of concern.
If applied systematically, it will ensure that women and men of all ages and backgrounds are given the opportunity to identify and voice their own protection risks, priorities, and solutions, and participate meaningfully in the development of the annual Country Operations Plan. The tool assists offices in gathering baseline data for age, gender and diversity analysis and in developing the most appropriate protection strategies through analysing protection risks and incidents together with persons of concern and involving refugees in the design, plan, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of services throughout the programme cycle.

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Partnership Accelerator

Through the Partnership Accelerator, direct partnership training support and advisory services are offered to UN Member States, UN entities, Resident Coordinators, Country Teams and other stakehold

ers who are developing new partnerships and partnership platforms. The Accelerator aims to support country-driven partnership platforms for the SDGs and help build partnership skills and competencies.  

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Take Us Seriously
These guidelines aim to strengthen the capacity of UNICEF and partners in creating opportunities for children with disabilities to exercise their right to be heard and taken seriously.
UNICEF’s work on disability is based on a human rights approach, with a focus on equity. It has been developed within the framework of inclusive development, and actively promotes the social model of disability. A central tenet is that legislation, policies and programmes must be informed and shaped by the children they will affect and that participation is a foundational principle of a rights-based approach.