Kenya’s impressive recent development trajectory has upgraded the country to a lower middle-income status. Yet access to concessional financing at scale remains a deep-rooted challenge, as traditional Official Development Assistance (ODA) is declining, which makes innovative public and private, national and international partnerships critical to deliver Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) solutions at scale.
With the leadership of the empowered and independent UN Resident Coordinator in Kenya, supported by 26 UN agencies, a range of innovative partnerships for SDG delivery has been developed by leveraging all sources of financing to accelerate progress towards the SDGs, especially for those most left behind.
This case study showcases two areas where the Resident Coordinator has helped drive innovative partnerships for the SDGs: to advance health outcomes and to sustain peace.
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