A variety of options are available to partners that wish to work with the UN. Collaborations range from global multi-stakeholder, multi-issue initiatives to local projects between two partners. They can be short-term humanitarian projects or long-term development programmes.

Some partnerships take a holistic approach to social, environmental and economic issues, while others focus on specific topics or areas. Strategic global partnerships of multiple stakeholders have the potential to create broad and sustainable progress over time by working simultaneously on different activities, such as advocacy, leveraging funds, and harnessing private sector and civil society expertise.

Please also see the Guidelines on Cooperation between the UN and business community

Partners Can engage with the United Nations to:

    Patricipate in political dialogues;

    Share best practices and lessons learned with UN entities;

    Serve as an advocate for UN causes;

    Help design innovative projects;

    Fund existing UN projects;

    Bring onboard new partners