In its second Voluntary Local Report (VLR) on the progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, the Province of Córdoba, Argentina presents how it has used the SDGs as a guide to implement public policies.

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The VLR showcases a sustainable development model, which includes the application of multilevel and multi-stakeholder governance mechanisms to provide concrete solutions aimed at the well-being of people.

This model includes 4 accelerating pillars: (i) social transformation; (ii) productive transformation; (iii) scientific-technological revolution; and (iv) energy-environmental transformation, which are transversal to public policies.

The VLR is organized around 4 priority areas, in which it presents the main policies and strategies that comprise them, including governance schemes and relevant actors, as well as the corresponding indicators:

  1. Digital gap: infrastructure, access, digital literacy, appropriation of the internet and of technologies.
  2. Gender and employment: promotion of employment and entrepreneurship; gender and technology; empowerment; gender in the care economy. 
  3. Education and employment: vocational training, technical training, and job placement.
  4. Habitat and access to essential services: right to housing; habitat and environment; access to transportation; access to essential services.

This VLR constitutes one of the commitments of the Province of Córdoba in favor of the 2030 Agenda, addressing its local challenges and demonstrating the joint progress of the SDGs. Its process contributes to achieve fair, resilient, and sustainable territories and societies.