The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) through the mechanism of the Caribbean (Civil Society) Consultative Working Group (CCWG) is currently undertaking research aimed at highlighting the level of participation by Civil Society in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). CPDC, through funding by the Commonwealth Foundation and the European Union (EU) has established the CCWG to serve as a consultative mechanism to provide NGOs and CSOs with an opportunity to input into the regional policy-making process by bringing their experiences at the sectoral and national levels to influence regional policy dialogue.

This survey will only take a few minutes of your time. It is a continuous effort by CPDC to provide regional information for civil society organisations and act as a partner in your development.

If you have any questions, please contact us at or by phone at 1 (246) 437-6055.

* 2. Please indicate your organisation's level of operation.

* 3. What is the age of your non-governmental organisation?

* 4. Which of the activities below does your organisation engage in? Tick all that apply.

* 5. In which of the following technical areas does your organisation work? Tick all that apply.

* 6. Which social group is your organisation's single most important beneficiary?

* 7. Are you aware of the 2030 Agenda?

* 8. Please rate the following:

  Unaware Not Very Aware Aware Very Aware
How aware are you of the Goals/SDGs associated with the 2030 Agenda?
How aware do you think your beneficiaries are of the Goals/SDGs associated with the 2030 Agenda?

* 9. How did you come to know about the Goals/SDGs?

* 10. Is your organisation currently doing any work on the Goals/SDGs?

* 11. If  you answered No to question 10 above, what was your main reason?

* 12. If you answered Yes to question 10 above, please identify which Goals/SDGs your organisation is currently working on:

* 13. Are you aware of the specific Goals/SDGs which CARICOM has prioritised?

* 14. Have you ever been involved in any process within your country on the SDGs?

* 15. Do you know which international or regional agency has oversight for monitoring the implementation of the SDGs in the region?

* 16. Do you believe that implementation of the 2030 Agenda is a priority in your country?

* 17. Please explain the reason for your response to Question (16) above.

* 18. Have you ever been invited to participate in any committee, meeting or consultation on the Goals/SDGs post 2015?

* 19. If yes, by which agency were you invited?

* 20. Please rate the following:

  Very High High Average Low Very Low
How would you rate the participation of civil society in the implementation process of the 2030 Agenda in your country?

* 21. What role do you think civil society can play in the implementation process? Tick all that apply.

* 22. Is your organisation interested in participating in the implementation of the Goals/SDGs?

* 23. Who do you think are the primary stakeholders in the implementation of the Goals/SDGs? Please rank in order of importance with 1 being the most important stakeholder.

* 24. Please indicate your level of agreement with the statements below:

  Strongly Agree Agree Unsure Disagree Strongly Disagree
Civil Society has the capacity to participate effectively in the implementation of the SDGs
Civil Society brings many skills to the table as partners in the implementation of the SDGs
There has been sufficient information and engagement on the implementation of the SDGs
Civil Society participation in the implementation of the SDGs has been meaningfully facilitated

* 25. What do you think are the best ways to facilitate civil society participation? Tick all that apply.

* 26. What would your organisation need, if anything, to facilitate your effective participation in the 2030 Agenda? Please tick no more than three responses.