UNDP is the UN’s global development network whose focus is to help countries build and share solutions to the challenges of sustainable human development to reduce poverty and inequalities and render institutions more effective and accountable. The key focus of engagement are national priorities, national ownership and the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The overarching goal of the strategic partnership between the Government of South Africa and UNDP is to advance South Africa’s strategic priorities to work for a thriving and more resilient South Africa. To achieve this, UNDP occupies itself with unlocking much needed technical assistance and finances required by the country. Linking the global agenda to national development priorities as outlined in the National Development Plan to ensure that all resources invested yield outcomes which translate to better lives for people.