In response to the global Coronavirus crisis, and the urgent need to reach the widest possible audience with fact based messaging, the United Nations issued an OPEN BRIEF to the creative community through the SDG Strategy Hub inviting the world’s creatives to develop engaging content around key six areas based on WHO and UN priority actions. Over a brief two weeks, tens of thousands of artists all across the world have come together to support the United Nations and WHO's efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19.
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 9 May, the new class of SDG Advocates was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.These 17 influential public figures are committed to raising awareness, inspiring greater ambition, and pushing for faster action on the SDGs. The Advocates will use their unique platforms and leadership to inspire cross-cutting mobilization of the global community.
The 2019 ECOSOC Partnership Forum, co-organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Office for Partnerships, and the United Nations Global Compact, aimed to review multi-stakeholder partnerships around the SDGs in focus during the HLPF, and showcase good practices and lessons learned on the role of multi-stakeholder partnerships in driving inclusion and impacts.
Learn more about our projects
Click on the images below to find out more about some of our projects.
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