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- The private sector can contribute expertise and hands-on experience.
- The UN can bring its breadth of reach among governments, its convening power and on-the-ground experience.
Additional stakeholders, such as NGOs, academic institutions, guideline practitioners, public sector representatives, have a role in ensuring that guidelines have a broad and unbiased foundation. Search this section to review existing guidelines.
Coordination between interested stakeholders in the trade and transport sector is critical to the successful modernisation and facilitation of cross-border transactions. That coordination is best accomplished in partnerships with all key stakeholders, including government regulators, traders,... More
Public-private partnerships (PPP) can achieve positive public health results and at the same time meet the individual organisational goals of the partners. Such partnerships allow considerable leveraging of each partner’s resources and unique strengths, and results are often attained in less time,... More
This paper was prepared with the input of 86 leaders from private sector, government, the international community and civil society. It outlines what has been learnt to date about public-private partnerships as they are increasingly recognised as an international solution for social issues. More
To help companies navigate the partnership field, Global Compact has joined forces with Dalberg Global Development Advisors to produce the first ever market-based guide to NGOs and UN agencies. The 'Business Guide to Partnering with NGOs and the UN' is based on a survey of about 20,000 companies... More
This policy is a guide to how UNDP works in collaboration with the private sector. It is intended to be a useful guide to both an internal and external audience. It is based on the Guidelines on Cooperation between the United Nations and the Private Sector which shall control the present policy.... More
This guide explains the role of various UN agencies during an emergency, and identifies ways in which companies can support relief efforts in a timely and appropriate manner, be it through cash contributions, in-kind donations, or volunteer expertise. More
This publication is a part of an ongoing series, highlighting some of the results of the UNECE Subprogramme on Economic Cooperation and Integration. More
This report brings perspective to the United Nations’ current effort to fundamentally reform itself. It reaches two conclusions - partnerships among all stakeholders in society are increasingly a "must" in a world filled with complex global challenges and the United Nations should continue its... More
This brochure presents some examples of UNESCO’s current partnerships with the private sector. It also provides information on specific opportunities for developing new initiatives with the private sector. More