GNL’S VISION STATEMENT & MISSION STATEMENT

VISION STATEMENT

To be recognized as an international organization to address global challenges, bring in reforms for good governance and build a community of leaders to reshape the world’s future

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MISSION STATEMENT

I) CONTRIBUTING TO THE OFFICIAL SDGS:    

1) DIRECT (IMPLEMENTING PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS)

•                      empower local leaders to improve public services to meet the unique needs of the SDGs; and

•                      build the capacities of communities and educate and train volunteers to help communities achieve the SDGs

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2) INDIRECT CONTRIBUTION (GETTING ACTIVE AROUND SDGS AND PARTNERSHIPS)

•                      assume the role of  consultant/mediator and bridge gaps between the public and private sectors; and

•                      connect and coordinate internal and external groups and key stakeholders and balance the power of negotiation and cooperation with them

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II) PROMOTION OF GOOD GOVERNANCE

Keeping government and private sector responsible

•                      identify the potential roles that local leaders could play in implementing the SDGs; 

•                      explore what leaders are actually doing with the SDGs around the world;

•                      understand what motivates and prevents local leaders from mobilizing around the SDGs; and

•                      identify the facilitating factors and potential obstacles/barriers that affect the SDGs implementation in countries

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III) COMMUNICATION-RAISING AWARENESS

Communicating the SDGs and

•                      support staffing and aligned activities;

•                      convene multi-sector partners in support of the shared goals;

•                      connect people to the resources that empower them;

•                      create customized platforms and demonstration pilots;

•                      advance practice and systems changes;

•                      collect and analyze data and research to assess progress;

•                      develop tools to disseminate knowledge; and

•                      provide training and technical assistance to providers who promote sustainable changes

•                      report and grant writing;

•                      meeting facilitation and follow-up;

Advocate

•                      promote internal and external communications;

•                      generate public support for the Network and its activities;

•                      advocate the Network’s initiatives and projects to key audiences;

•                      promote the Network at regional and national levels;

•                      take advantage of local and international media coverage;

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IV) BUILDING A COMMUNITY OF  LEADERS

•                      identify and open up channels of communication with local leaders;

•                      share the research and expertise of the Network’s members in the policy development process;

•                      work directly with other agencies to help implement solutions; and

•                      us the Network to amplify the works of other agencies by disseminating information