The SDGs provide a common framework for different sectors and organizations to work together on shared interests. The Oslo SDG Initiative aims to bridge the gap between research and policy and takes a leading role in promoting cross-sectorial partnerships, collaboration and dialogue between various stakeholders. The Initiative regularly organizes dialogue forums and seminars to disseminate research findings to a broad audience and to create shared platforms for governments, civil society, business and academia to discuss issues related to the 2030 Agenda.

The Oslo SDG Initiative compiles relevant publications from research groups at the Centre for Development and the Environment, which shed light on various aspects of the SDGs: