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:

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

26 July 2018

The annual summit, hosted by NEXUS and UNOP, gathered global young investors and social entrepreneurs to promote awareness in support of the achievement of the SDGs. NEXUS is a global community comprised of over 3,500 young professionals from 70 different countries, and this event allowed members to convene and collaborate on opportunities to catalyse change.

17 July 2018

In a succinct discussion meant to engage a global audience both at the High-Level Political Forum and those following the events online, SDG Media Zone brought together leaders in the technologic and private spheres to explore the methods different industries can employ to advance the SDGs.

16 July 2018

This event was structured as an interactive roundtable, calling on Ghanaian government officials and philanthropic directors and advisors from around the world to share the crux of innovative cross-sectoral practices.

Learn more about our projects

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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.