Governments at CSD-11 decided that partnerships
within the context of the WSSD process and its follow-up
should be developed and implemented in accordance with
a set of agreed criteria
and guidelines, taking note of the preliminary work
undertaken on partnerships during the preparatory process
for WSSD including the Bali
Guiding Principles and General
Assembly resolution A/RES/56/76).
Partnerships that are consistent with the criteria and guidelines, are encouraged to register with the CSD Secretariat.
The registration of partnerships with
the CSD Secretariat is voluntary. However, it
was agreed at CSD-11 that, once registered, partnerships
should submit a regular report, preferably at least
on a biennial basis.
If you are part of a partnership that is still in the Proposal stage, i.e. still looking for partners and/or still looking for resources for
implementation, you can submit your information for
inclusion in our Partnerships
Registration offers a number of benefits.
Detailed information on registered partnerships is accessible
via the CSD
Partnerships Database. The information provided
by registered partnerships forms the basis for summary
reports prepared on a regular basis by the CSD Secretariat.
Registered partnerships can present information
on their partnerships at
CSD Partnerships Fairs and other partnership-related
events. These information-sharing activities help
raise awareness and could lead to expansion in the form
of new partners and funding or replication of successful
If you have problems accessing the Partnerships
Registration Form, please contact
the Partnerships Team.
To access the online Partnerships Registration
form, please do the following:
- Create a user
profile on the e-DESA
- Login to the e-DESA
- Click the link to the Partnerships Portal
- Once on the partnerships database
page, click "Submit a new Partnership
- Fill in information about your partnership
in the form.
- Click "Submit Completed Form".*
*Note: if you need more time to fill in
the form, click the "Save for Later" button
to save the current information. You can continue
entering the remaining information, the next time you
login to your e-DESA profile.
There is no deadline, registration of partnerships is an ongoing process.