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Mechanisms of Horizontal Integration

  United Kingdom


Officials in the UK government’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the Cabinet Office co-chair a cross-government group, which provides a platform to coordinate Goal implementation, integrate the Goals into departmental activity, and consider progress towards their implementation.


In addition, the UK's high-level Official Development Assistance Ministerial meeting, supported by the Senior Officials Group on ODA, addresses policy coherence and coordination in the UK's approach to development assistance. In addition, a series of coordination bodies in specific sectors ensure that different government departments working within a particular field e.g. climate.


Building on the Single Departmental Plan (SDP) process and in the Voluntary National Review, the Government committed to a review of official and ministerial level structures to further support domestic SDG implementation.



This Country Profile has been last updated on: Thursday, 14 May 2020

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