Getting your own organisation behind a partnership is where most of the hard work lies. Building internal alignment is difficult for at least two reasons: structures, and individuals. Organisational structures can either actively support or strongly block collaborative efforts. And then there’s the human beings.
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While significant progress has undoubtedly been made in some areas of business / public health relations (notably in the area of infectious disease control), it is surely time to break this us-and-them deadlock when it comes to combatting NCDs. Unless we urgently seek a more productive basis for private sector engagement, we will collectively fail to meet the SDGs.
Two years after the adoption of the Global Goals (also called the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs), there are still too few champions, ambassadors and implementers of this ambitious agenda. There are also too few partnerships for the goals being showcased, to inspire others and invite further action.
A recent Monitoring Report published by the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) showed that in more than 70 percent of developing countries, the government and the private sector express equally strong interest in strengthening public-private dialogue. This underlines the importance of the Global Partnership as a platform for dialogue in order to explore and […]
On Friday 23rd June, TPI and the UN Global Compact will be running an exclusive session for UN staff on the latest trends and insights around partnering with business from 10am-12pm at the UNGC office, followed by a Partnering Clinic from 1pm to 5pm. Come and join The Partnering Initiative Executive Director, Dr Darian Stibbe, and Americas […]