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UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS)

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GLAAS is a UN-Water initiative implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO)

Enhancing collaboration and cooperation between the United Nations and the Bretton Woods institutions

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This report provides recent examples of collaboration between the United Nations system, the World Bank, IMF and the World Trade Organization in support of global efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The report also addresses new challenges and emerging issues, including those...

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in an Era of Global Uncertainty

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This Report outlines the status of achievement of MDGs in the Asia-Pacific region and identifies some of the key challenges. It was published in 2010 by The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in conjunction with the ADB and UNDP.

Towards More Coherent United Nations System Support To Africa

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A number of reports with a regional focus on the Millennium Development Goals have been issued by the United Nations Regional Commissions.

The Case Study Toolbook - Partnership case studies as a tool for change

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The Case Study Toolbook aims to provide insights into the process of successful cross-sector partnering, create better case study collection and dissemination methods and deepen understanding of how case studies may be used more effectively as tools for change.

Toolbook Series: developing Partnership Initiatives

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The Toolbook Series, published by the Partnership Initiative, is developed from action research and in close collaboration with practitioners worldwide. The aim of the toolbooks is to enable a flexibility of application across cultures and sectors.

The Partnering Toolbook

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The Partnering Toolbook offers a concise overview of the essential elements that make for effective partnering.

Talking the Walk - A Communication Manual for Partnership Practitioners

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Talking the Walk is a toolbook for partnership practitioners from all sectors, to enable them to understand the importance of good communication to their work, and to help them develop techniques to improve their communications - both inside, and beyond, the partnership.

The Responsible Investor’s Guide to Commodities: An overview of best practices across commodity-exposed asset classes

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“The responsible investor’s guide to commodities” concludes a multi-year project sponsored by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and the UN Global Compact Secretariat. The goal of this work was to improve the understanding of...

Moving On Toolbook - a guide to effective management of partnership exits and transitions

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The Moving On Toolbook, produced in collaboration with Vodafone, UK Foundation and Nike, is the fifth in the series, and focuses on the exit aspects of a partnership. It also looks at the indications of success that can be associated with exits, achieving goals and reaching conclusions.