Spain

In Spain, a special ambassador was designated in May 2017 and a High Level Group was formed to coordinate the implementation of the SDGs in September 2017. Current political leadership relies on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and an Action Plan is being developed. The Parliament approved a mixed commission with the National Congress and Senate. At local and regional level several implementation initiatives are taking off.

The High Level Group is opened to the participation of civil society, but there are no formal spaces for it so far. NGOs are demanding regular and formal interlocution channels.

In Spain, the cross sectorial platform future en commun facilitates a working group focused on SDG monitoring, that meets on a monthly basis. In this group advocacy positions, events and information is coordinated. Feminist, social action, development and environmental, human rights organisations participate in this platform.

CSOs plans and research on the implementation of the Agenda 2030 in Spain are still under construction. The private sector is very articulated within the Global Compact Spain and has a direct dialogue with the government.

Spain

LATEST NEWS

Menorca. The place where the Sustainable Development Goals are translated through the Agricultural Stewardship

Menorca. The place where the Sustainable Development Goals are translated through the Agricultural Stewardship

03 September, 2019

By GOB Menorca On Tuesday, 30 July 2019, Turmadèn des Capità was the scenario of a soulful…

Read more
Launch of the 2018 SDG Spanish Cities Index

Launch of the 2018 SDG Spanish Cities Index

29 November, 2018

By Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Spain / REDS (Red Española para el Desarrollo Sostenible) On 16…

Read more
#Act4SDGs – Spain: Global Day of Action in Zaragoza

#Act4SDGs – Spain: Global Day of Action in Zaragoza

02 October, 2018

By Aranzazu Romero, ECODES In Spain, ECODES (part of the Spanish Platform Futuro en Común) organized stunts…

Read more
Join our mailing list to receive our monthly newsletter
Join
The content of this website is generated by civil society organisations which are either members or partners of SDG Watch Europe. The opinions expressed do not necessarily always reflect the opinions of all members of SDG Watch Europe or the coalition itself. The content of this website is provided for information purposes only. No claim is made as to the accuracy or authenticity of the content and the website does not accept any liability to any person or organisation for the information or advice which is provided or incorporated into it by reference. This website has been produced and maintained with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of the authors and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.