Welcome to the United Nations Office for Partnerships

  • 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
  • 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.

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:

On 14 July, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed convened the Women Rise for All live event. 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 interactive event supported by UNOP gathered influential women to look at how their leadership is shaping the COVID-19 response and efforts to build back better.

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

The recording of the event can be viewed here.

For more information about the initiative, please see the Women Rise for All webpage.

News & Events

19 يونيو 2018

This event brought together high-level professionals to delve into the many issues women face in the workplace and particularly in the corporate legal profession. The Symposium featured prominent discussions surrounding women in the workplace, followed by a dinner featuring distinguished honorees who have made significant contributions to the legal profession, excel as leaders and have been instrumental in advancing opportunities for women around the world. 

07 يونيو 2018

The Women's Safety XPRIZE challenges innovators around the world to create a device that can inconspicuously trigger an emergency alert if a woman is facing a threat and transmit information to a network of community responders, all within 90 seconds and costing under $40. 85 teams from 18 countries took on this challenge, and the five finalists were invited to the finals at UNHQ, where SAFER Pro from Leaf Wearables were named the XPRIZE winner and recieved the million-dollar prize

05 يونيو 2018

The forum provided a venue for facilitating interaction, matchmaking and the establishment of networks between relevant stakeholders and multi-stakeholder partnerships in order to identify and examine technology needs and gaps, including with regard to scientific cooperation, innovation and capacity-building, and also in order to help facilitate development, transfer and dissemination of relevant technologies for the sustainable development goals.

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.