This report published by Philanthropy U, Conrad H. Hilton Foundation and GSVlabs calls upon governments, civil society, philanthropy and the private sector to commit to engage in multi-stakeholder partnerships with the objective of accelerating progress towards Agenda 2030. The how-to-guide and case studies included in the report can serve as a resource tool for stakeholders on how to establish better partnerships that actively include the voices of civil society and local actors in line with the development effectiveness principles that emphasize the importance of country ownership and inclusive partnerships.