Beyond the UN’s own Funding Framework, the UNCT should:
a. Map and analyse the financing landscape for the SDGs and outline how to maximize impact through smart investment of existing resources, greater access to additional resources and better leveraging of larger financial flows.
b. Build on existing data on financial flows as provided by the international financial institutions, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and others, and the Integrated National Financing Framework, to the extent possible.
c. Articulate necessary partnerships among UN development entities and between them and external stakeholders, such as the international financial institutions and the private sector.
d. Identify (a) priority SDGs within the country; (b) the approximate amount of financing needed to achieve (each) SDG; (c) domestic, international, public and private financing flows, and relevant stakeholders; and (d) instruments and modalities through which the UN development system’s resources can be paired with other financial flows. In line with Cooperation Framework outcomes, the last could include, for example, a national window in a UN fund or programme designed and implemented as a first tranche of a larger sectoral approach drawing on funding outside the UN system.
e. Identify specific financing opportunities that reduce inequalities and exclusion, such as those that target finance to the poorest areas of a country.