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Author(s): UNDP / Pulse Lab Jakarta contributer


The key question remaining is how SDG localization can be practically, efficiently and effectively implemented. The key barrier to effective localization is often found in weak institutions and systems of governance – and while countries face different governance constraints at different stages of their development, the importance of responsive, inclusive and accountable governance systems cannot be understated for SDG localization. In particular, the successful localization of the SDGs requires certain “core enablers” or institutional backing to create the conditions necessary for meaningful development.