Stronger Partnerships with Foundations to Take Sustainable Development Further

Posted on September 21, 2015

Written by: Marcos Neto, Team Leader, Private Sector and Foundations, and Karolina Mzyk, Policy Specialist, Foundations, UNDP

“If you want to go fast, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together.”

This old African proverb underpins UNDP’s engagement with philanthropic foundations for the implementation of the new sustainable development agenda.

Ghana is the fourth country – following Kenya, Colombia and Indonesia – where we are connecting local foundations with the UN, government, private sector and civil society led policy discussions and development initiatives. The project is in collaboration with our partners the Foundation Center and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and aims to localize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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