Tag Archives: Partnerships

10 December 2014

Ban Ki-moon: UN and OSCE have a shared role in managing regional challenges

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). The Secretary-General stressed the importance of partnerships between the United Nations and the OSCE in navigating trans-regional crises such as civil conflicts, terrorism, trafficking and political divisions. (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | Ban spotlights role of UN-OSCE partnership in addressing regional challenges

29 September 2014

Portuguese foreign minister says shared responsibility is key concept of new global partnership

Portuguese Foreign Minister Rui Chancerelle de Machete called for a boost in partnerships to counter the crises facing the world. (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | European leaders addressing UN say current crises threaten global governance system

22 August 2014

Samoa small island conference draft outcome document calls on implementing shared responsibilities under RFMOs for its benefit

The UN expects over 300 initiatives to be announced at the Third UN Conference on Small Island Developing States aimed at fostering partnerships with small island developing states, which will take place from 1 to 4 September 2014. The Conference’s Secretary-General, Wu Hongbo, said that with much of the political work already agreed on, participants can focus on how to take these decisions forward and on generating sustainable partnerships. (more…)

Source: SAMOA Parthway | A/CONF.223/3 | Draft outcome document of the third International Conference on Small Island Developing States | 17 July 2014
Source: UN News Centre | UN expects upcoming Samoa small island conference to generate vital partnerships

24 July 2014

Book on public-private partnerships and international responsibility published

Lisa Clarke has recently published Public-Private Partnerships and Responsibility under International Law: A Global Health Perspective at Routledge. (more…)

Source: Routledge | Public-Private Partnerships and Responsibility under International Law: A Global Health Perspective | Lisa Clarke | 2014

3 October 2014

SHARES Seminar on Shared Responsibility in Partnerships among International Institutions

On Friday 3 October 2014, the seminar ‘Shared Responsibility in Partnerships among International Institutions’ will be held in Amsterdam.

The seminar will explore whether and on what grounds partnerships between international institutions (involving institutions such as the World Bank, the IMF, the WHO, the OECD and the European Union) may result in a shared responsibility between the participating institutions and/or other involved actors.

As little is known on the practice of such partnerships, a key aim will be to map the relevant practice of partnerships, and to confront that with international principles of responsibility and accountability of international organisations.

See the programme here. See here for the background and aims of the seminar.

The capacity of the venue is limited. If you wish to attend the event, please send an email to Iona Tjiong at: shares-fdr@uva.nl before 5 September 2014. Please indicate your full name and affiliation.

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