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How can Public–Private Cooperation contribute to sustainable economic development in Fragile States? – from policy to practice


The Dutch report presents the overall findings of the project ‘Public–Private Cooperation (PPC) in Fragile States’ carried out under the 2007 Millennium Accord on the Network for Peace, Security and Development. The Network aims to support and encourage the sharing of expertise and cooperation...

Growing Inclusive Markets (GIM)


The Growing Inclusive Markets (GIM) Initiative is a UNDP-led global multi-stakeholder research and advocacy initiative that seeks to understand, enable and inspire the development of more inclusive business models around the globe that will help to create new opportunities and better lives for many...



mothers2mothers is a South African NGO that focuses on educating women about HIV/AIDS and how to combat the disease. The organisation trains and employs new mothers living with HIV to provide education and support to women like themselves. These Mentor Mothers work alongside doctors and nurses...

Association for Sustainable Community Development (ASSCOD)


The Association for Sustainable Community Development (ASSCOD) is a registered NGO working for women's empowerment in Kancheepuram and Thiruvannamalai Districts of Tamilnadu, India. The organisation is certified by the Credibility Alliance for its good governance. It has formed 200 women's,...

Association for Behavior & Knowledge Transformation (ABKT)


The Association for Behavior and Knowledge Transformation (ABKT) is an NGO established by a group of social entrepreneurs in Khyber Pukthoonkhawa, Pakistan. The organisation strives to improve the lives of under developed communities with a special focus on women, youth and children. ABKT aims to...

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Business Call to Action


The Business Call to Action (BCTA) is a focal point for mobilising the efforts of companies to contribute to the MDGs through their core business expertise. A key aspect of this initiative is to encourage companies dealing with developing countries to adapt their business models to help improve the...

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Accelerating Progress towards the MDGs; Delivering Results: Moving towards Scale


Accelerating Progress towards the MDGS and Delivering Results: Moving towards Scale is a report on an inclusive business dialogue held on September 21st 2010 during the UN Summit on the MDGs.

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Innovating for a Brighter Future


Innovating for a Brighter Future is a Global Compact document on business engagement with the MDGs published in 2010 by the United Nations Foundation.

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Global Hand Chinese translation team receive Online Volunteering Award


To mark International Volunteers Day on 4th December, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme announced the winners of the "Online Volunteering Award 2010", honouring the 'outstanding' contributions of volunteers who work entirely over the Internet to contribute to peace and development and...

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World Business and Development Awards


Established by the International Chamber of Commerce in 2000, the biennial World Business and Development Awards (WBDA) are the first worldwide business awards to recognize the crucial role of the private sector, large and small, in implementing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).