Mechanisms of Vertical Integration
National — sub-national linkages
Sustainable Future has been developed as a whole-of-Government undertaking. Its
implementation will require an active and central Government driven approach.
While Ireland’s political and
administrative systems are relatively centralised by international standards,
local government has a crucial role to play in translating national policies
into tangible practical actions that can help to deliver the SDGs at the local
and community level. Increasing local government engagement with the SDGs is an
important task during the lifetime of the SDG National Implementation Plan
This Country Profile has been last updated on: Thursday, 30 April 2020
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