“The Council has, for a number of years, placed increased emphasis on ways in which to mobilize such partnerships,” said Martin Sajdik, President of ECOSOC. “We must continue to expand this important collaboration as we transition to a new set of development goals.”
In September 2015, the United Nations will adopt a new transformative development agenda that will focus on people and the planet and be grounded in human rights. It has been agreed in principle that multi-stakeholder partnerships will play an important role in implementation.
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