SDG 17: Targets and Indicators related to Technology and Capacity Building

Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development in technology and capacity building


Target 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

  • Indicator 17.6.1: Number of science and/or technology cooperation agreements and programmes between countries, by type of cooperation
  • Indicator 17.6.2: Fixed Internet broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants, by speed

Target 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

  • Indicator 17.7.1: Total amount of approved funding for developing countries to promote the development, transfer, dissemination and diffusion of environmentally sound technologies

Target 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

  • Indicator 17.8.1: Proportion of individuals using the Internet

Capacity building

Target 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

  • Indicator 17.9.1: Dollar value of financial and technical assistance (including through North-South, South-South and triangular cooperation) committed to developing countries