Goal 17: Partnership for the Goals
CAPSPC participated in the China Foundation of Culture and Arts for Children’s “Love in the World” Charity Event in China
Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
17.1 Strengthen domestic resource mobilization, including through international support to developing countries, to improve domestic capacity for tax and other revenue collection
17.2 Developed countries to implement fully their official development assistance commitments, including the commitment by many developed countries to achieve the target of 0.7 per cent of gross national income for official development assistance (ODA/GNI) to developing countries and 0.15 to 0.20 per cent of ODA/GNI to least developed countries; ODA providers are encouraged to consider setting a target to provide at least 0.20 per cent of ODA/GNI to least developed countries
17.3 Mobilize additional financial resources for developing countries from multiple sources
17.4 Assist developing countries in attaining long-term debt sustainability through coordinated policies aimed at fostering debt financing, debt relief and debt restructuring, as appropriate, and address the external debt of highly indebted poor countries to reduce debt distress
17.5 Adopt and implement investment promotion regimes for least developed countries
17.6 Enhance North-South, South-South and triangular regional and international cooperation on and access to science, technology and innovation and enhance knowledge-sharing on mutually agreed terms, including through improved coordination among existing mechanisms, in particular at the United Nations level, and through a global technology facilitation mechanism
17.7 Promote the development, transfer, dissemination and diffusion of environmentally sound technologies to developing countries on favourable terms, including on concessional and preferential terms, as mutually agreed
17.8 Fully operationalize the technology bank and science, technology and innovation capacity-building mechanism for least developed countries by 2017 and enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology
17.9 Enhance international support for implementing effective and targeted capacity-building in developing countries to support national plans to implement all the Sustainable Development Goals, including through North-South, South-South and triangular cooperation
17.10 Promote a universal, rules-based, open, non‑discriminatory and equitable multilateral trading system under the World Trade Organization, including through the conclusion of negotiations under its Doha Development Agenda
17.11 Significantly increase the exports of developing countries, in particular with a view to doubling the least developed countries’ share of global exports by 2020
17.12 Realize timely implementation of duty-free and quota-free market access on a lasting basis for all least developed countries, consistent with World Trade Organization decisions, including by ensuring that preferential rules of origin applicable to imports from least developed countries are transparent and simple, and contribute to facilitating market access
Policy and institutional coherence
17.13 Enhance global macroeconomic stability, including through policy coordination and policy coherence
17.14 Enhance policy coherence for sustainable development
17.15 Respect each country’s policy space and leadership to establish and implement policies for poverty eradication and sustainable development
17.16 Enhance the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, complemented by multi-stakeholder partnerships that mobilize and share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources, to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in all countries, in particular developing countries
17.17 Encourage and promote effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships
Data, monitoring and accountability
17.18 By 2020, enhance capacity-building support to developing countries, including for least developed countries and small island developing States, to increase significantly the availability of high-quality, timely and reliable data disaggregated by income, gender, age, race, ethnicity, migratory status, disability, geographic location and other characteristics relevant in national contexts
17.19 By 2030, build on existing initiatives to develop measurements of progress on sustainable development that complement gross domestic product, and support statistical capacity-building in developing countries
June 2019, China- Chinese American Parent-Student Council (CAPSPC) participated in the China Foundation of Culture and Arts for Children’s “Love in the World” Charity Event which was held from June 12, 2019, to June 16, 2019, in China. CAPSC assisted the China Foundation of Culture and Arts for Children in speaking about the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
CAPSC stressed the ongoing challenges currently faced by citizens of our planet and how the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will help address several critical issues, including poverty, health, education, energy, climate change, environmental protection, economics, production, ecology, equality, justice, and peace. Throughout the 5-day event, CAPSC mentored entrepreneurs and businesses in implementing activities that will advance social and environmental issues, while creating social influence and achieving the 17 Global Goals.
CAPSC works with stakeholders to hold the 3rd Annual Global Mazu Culture Forum
Summer ~ WInter 2018- Chinese American Parent-Student Council (CAPSC), as friend and strategic partner of the Meizhou Mazu Ancestral Temple and the American Mazu Foundation, assisted in the organization of the Global Mazu Culture Forum which was held 18 November 2018, at the Meizhou Mazu Temple in Putian, Fujian, and China. The event was organized to celebrate and advance the promotion, preservation, and safeguarding of the Mazu beliefs and customs. The event featured forums, cultural performances, calligraphy/painting/photo exhibitions, and a traditional Meizhou women hairpin competition. CAPSC is proud to have been a part of this event because we firmly believe that the strengthening and facilitation of culture and the arts are integral in cultivating pluralism, appreciation, understanding, and respect of one another and achieve peace and harmony in our interconnected and globalized society.
CAPSC joins the Global NGO Community in commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Sino-U.S. friendship and discuss ways to strengthen the implementation of the Global Goals.
November 2018- Chinese American Parent-Student Council (CAPSC) and other nonprofits jointly organized a celebratory event on 17 November 2018 at the Delegate Dining Room at the United Nations to commemorate the 40th-anniversary of the establishment of Sino-U.S. diplomatic relations and to promote bilateral friendship and achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Speakers discussed the need to strengthen exchanges and cooperation between private enterprises and NGOs for three key objectives: to promote friendship and harmony among governments; to work together for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals; and to vigorously promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind. The ultimate objective is to tackle challenges that both our countries and its people face, including poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice.
CAPSC Attended the DPI/NGO One-On-One Conversation with Cristina Gallach
October 2016- President Yen Chou attended the DPI NGO organized event One-on-One Conversation with Cristina Gallach on 26 October 2016 at the UN. During the Q&A segment of the event, President Chou posed a question to United Nations Under-Secretary General for Communications and Public Information Cristina Gallach on the topics of cyber security and the use of social media and technological platforms to advance the mission and work of the United Nation, an area that CAPSC feels strongly about.
CAPSC Attended the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference
August 2014- CAPSC Founder and President Yen Chou had the opportunity to participate in the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference to discuss the role that civil society organizations around the world play in the UN Post-2015 Developmental Agenda. With topics ranging from eradication of poverty and income inequality, sustainability , climate justice, human rights, President Chou believes that it is imperative , now more than ever, that a global multi-stakeholder partnership be developed to address these concerns that would nevertheless impede the growth of our society and of our future generation of aspiring leaders. President Chou has met various NGOs during her participation at the conference and hopes to collaborate with them extensively on both a local as well as international level to build forth a prosperous and equitable interconnected society.