Welcome to the United Nations Office for Partnerships

  • Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed (left) and George Weah (right), President of the Republic of Liberia, speak during the closing ceremony of the National Reconciliation Conference at City Hall in Monrovia, Liberia.
  • Indigenous girls in northern Guatemala must often travel great distances to get to school, a factor that leads to high drop out rates. Bicycles help them stay in school. © UNFPA/Alejandro De Leon

Welcome to UNOP

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Learn about the United Nations Office for Partnerships

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes, under Sustainable Development Goal 17, a call to revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development, including through multi-stakeholder partnerships that mobilize and share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources toward achievement of the Goals. 

The United Nations Office for Partnerships serves as a gateway for partnership building between the private sector, foundations and other non-State actors and the United Nations system in furtherance of the Sustainable Development Goals.

In this role, the Office has four primary functions:

In April 2020, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, supported by the United Nations Office for Partnerships, launched the Women Rise for All initiative as part of the Decade of Action to reach the Sustainable Development Goals – the blueprint for a healthier, more equitable and more peaceful world. The initiative aims to look at how the leadership of influential women is shaping the COVID-19 response and efforts to build back better.

Women Rise for All has grown significantly since its launch. To date, the initiative has engaged over 50 women leaders from different parts of the world to advance the United Nations (UN) Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 recovery.

“Like no other time in recent history, women are on the frontlines of COVID-19. It is time for us to rise as women leaders taking action to conquer the pandemic and come out stronger.” -  UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed

For more information about the initiative including the latest video released on 30 November 2020, please see the Women Rise for All webpage.

 

News & Events

07 ديسمبر 2017

Nest's Third Annual Artisan Leadership summit was convened as a multi-stakeholder open forum and benefit luncheon hosted by Nest and Ethical Fashion Initiative at the United Nations in New York. This event was a platform for participants and attendees to lay the groundwork for a New Handworker Economy that connects handowrkers, brands, and consumers in a circular and human-centric chain.

22 سبتمبر 2017

An innovative global summit that brings together global leaders and communities from around the world to collaborate, share best practices, foster innovation, celebrate success, influence local and global agendas regarding the world’s most pressing challenges online during the United Nations General Assembly.

21 سبتمبر 2017

A Forum aimed to engage practtioners, partners, and donors with a shared interest in youth-led peacebuilding, and to provide a unique space during UN General Assembly Week for showcasing, sharing, exchange, and "horizontal learning" of good practices in engaging youth and supporting youth-led peacebuilding.

Learn more about our projects

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Contact

1 United Nations Plaza, Room DC1-1330
New York, NY 10017
USA
Phone: (212) 963-1000
Email:partnerships@un.org

Career Opportunities

The United Nations is comprised of various funds, programmes, as well as specialized agencies. These bodies cover virtually every humanitarian, economic, political and legal field. For better understanding of the UN system, please consult the United Nations System Chart. Available positions can be found on the Inspira Human Resources Gateway. Please note that your application has a better chance of being considered if it is submitted in connection with an advertised vacancy and follows the recruitment guidelines of the respective organization.

Warning! False vacancy announcements of employment offers and internships : False job openings and internships have been repeatedly circulated in the name of the UN Fund for International Partnerships (UNFIP). As part of the UN Secretariat, UNFIP posts vacancies only at careers.un.org . Please disregard any emails, or non-UN websites, purporting to announce UNFIP job vacancies.