ECOSOC’s 2017 Partnership Forum took place at UNHQ in New York on Wednesday, 5 April 2017. The all-day event explored ways to promote partnerships for global solutions to global challenges as well as ways to make them more effective in support of the 2030 Agenda.
Welcome to the United Nations Office for Partnerships
Welcome to UNOP
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:
- To serve as the operational interface between the United Nations Foundation and the United Nations system in support of high-impact projects implemented throughout the world by UN system agencies;
- To provide administrative support to the United Nations Democracy Fund;
- To advise, guide and facilitate partnership events and initiatives between the United Nations and non-state actors, such as private sector, foundation and civil society, in support of the Sustainable Development Goals.
- To serve as the Secretariat for the Secretary-General's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocates and the SDG Strategy Hub.
News & Events
On World Water Day (March 22), the UN Office for Partnerships had the privilege of meeting with Salva Dut, the Founder and Senior Advisor to Water for South Sudan a not-for-profit that is providing thousands of rural villagers in South Sudan with access to water.
Learn more about our projects
Click on the images below to find out more about some of our projects.
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