The Partnering Initiative will be taking part in two conferences in 2012: Making a Difference – Enhancing the Impact of Partnerships for the social good 3rd International Symposium on Cross Sector Social Interactions 24-25 May 2012, University of Erasmus, Rotterdam The agenda will focus on assessing the impact of partnerships, and Stuart Reid, TPI Senior […]
The 3 day training course ‘Essential Skills for Effective Partnering’ will be running 28-30th May this year in London. This 3 day course builds the skills and knowledge needed for effective multi-stakeholder collaboration and is for staff and consultants from all sectors. The course can optionally lead to participants gaining a Certificate in Partnering Practice. TPI runs a range […]
‘Partnership’ has been a buzzword in sustainable development for many years. Over time, however, it has become increasingly clear that these multi-stakeholder collaborations, while being energetically promoted, have been struggling to achieve their ambitious goals. Indeed, many struggle simply to become partnerships – in any meaningful sense of that word. The role key individuals play […]
TPI was invited to attend a workshop on partnership best practices and their possible contribution to Rio+20 on 14 December 2011 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The workshop was organised by the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Secretariat and benefited from the participation of approximately 60 representatives from Governments, CSD registered Partnerships, […]
Nearly two decades ago, the UN’s Rio Declaration had the goal of “establishing a new and equitable global partnership through the creation of new levels of cooperation among States, key sectors of societies and people”. And then a decade ago, the major outcome of the Johannesburg follow-up Summit (Rio+10) was around the launching of 350 ‘partnerships for sustainable development’.