The SDG Kenya Forum has taken on the mandate to mobilize non-government stakeholders to support the implementation process of the SDGs in Kenya. The Platform provides space for a more structured and coordinated CSO engagement with government both at national and local levels in support of effective and efficient implementation 2030 Agenda for SDG: sharing concrete suggestions for implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and strategies for involving the media and private sector.
The forum aims at Strengthened CSO and government collaboration on implementation of the Kenya national vision2030, African Unions agenda 2063 and the Global 2030 sustainable development agenda; Increased knowledge sharing, awareness, coordination, and capacity of CSOs in Kenya to undertake effective evidence based policy advocacy.
The SDGs Kenya Forum has mobilized community members during different meetings and in different regions of Kenya to foster local ownership and domestication of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Dubbed “The Community Dialogues” these meetings have provided platforms for intense exchange of existing gaps that need to be addressed and helped strengthen partnerships to creating synergies for effective and efficient utilization of resources.
Key Objectives of the community dialogues have been: