From 28th November to 1st December, the Global Effective Partnership for Development Cooperation (GPEDC) holds its second High Level Meeting, in Nairobi, Kenya. On the 29th of November, TPI is collaborating with Business Call to Action, Global Compact Local Network Kenya, ICC, KEPSA and the UN Global Compact, to convene a day-long multi-sector event around the role […]
Archives for November 2016
In-country multi-stakeholder platforms: The missing ingredient to systematically drive collaboration for Agenda 2030 To achieve the ambitious targets of Agenda 2030 there will need to be far wider, and more effective, collaboration across societal sectors. Multi-stakeholder partnership platforms have an essential role to play: providing a systematic mechanism through which to engage business along with […]
Two major initiatives contribute to unleashing the power of business for sustainable development. Over the last four years, TPI has developed and expanded a global initiative focused on creating local-level business hubs, the Business Partnership Action programme (BPA). BPA supports the creation of locally-owned and run country-level platforms that systematically bring together government, business, donors, the UN […]
Many of the challenges the cancer and wider non communicable disease (NCD) community must tackle are so complex, or at such scale, that individual organisations or even individual societal sectors cannot hope to tackle them alone. For complex issues, it is only through an ‘all of society’ approach, bringing together the different competencies and resources, […]
While partnering has the potential to achieve extraordinary things (including, we believe, the Sustainable Development Goals), there are times when a good old transactional arrangement will get the job done quicker and more effectively.