A Senior Officials’ Group (SOG) on the SDGs, including senior representatives from all government departments, provides strategic coordination and reports, as required, to Cabinet. This Group is chaired by the Department of the Taoiseach, with support from DECC. The SOG is assisted by the SDG Interdepartmental Working Group (IDWG),
chaired by DECC. They are responsible for developing national policy in relation to SDGs, supporting policy coherency across the Goals, preparing Ireland’s periodic SDG reports, and organising arrangements of stakeholder engagement.