Partners

Data-Pop Alliance

Data-Pop Alliance is a global coalition on Big Data and development comopsed of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, MIT Media Lab, Overseas Development Institute and Flowminder Foundation.

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

ECLAC, which is headquartered in Santiago, Chile, is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations. It was founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towards this end, and reinforcing economic ties among countries and with other nations of the world.

Environmental Systems Research Institute

Geographic Information System Provider pioneering problem solving with GIS and supporting the users’ important work with a commitment to science, sustainability, community, education, research, and positive change.

European Organization for Nuclear Research

CERN mission is to help uncover what the universe is made of and how it works, by providing a unique range of particle accelerator facilities that enable research at the forefront of human knowledge, performing world-class research in fundamental physics, and uniting people from all over the world to push the frontiers of science and technology, for the benefit of all.

Food and Agriculture Organization

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Its goal is to achieve food security for all.

German Development Institute

The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) is one of the leading think tanks for global development and international cooperation worldwide.

IE School of Global and Public Affairs

The IE School of Global and Public Affairs is a leading educational and research institution, which trains students to excel in careers in the international public, private and non-profit sectors by applying theory to current global affairs issues.

International Fund for Agricultural Development

IFAD is an international financial institution and specialized United Nations agency based in Rome, the UN’s food and agriculture hub. Since 1978, we have provided US$28 billion in grants and low-interest loans to projects that have reached about 483 million people.

International Institute for Sustainable Development

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an independent think tank championing sustainable solutions to 21st century problems.

International Labour Organization

The ILO was founded in 1919, in the wake of a destructive war, to pursue a vision based on the premise that universal, lasting peace can be established only if it is based on social justice. The ILO became the first specialized agency of the UN in 1946.

International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization of 189 countries, working to foster sustainable economic growth. The IMF supports its members by providing: policy advice to governments and central banks; research, statistics, forecasts, and analysis; loans; and technical assistance and training to officials to help countries improve the management of their economies.

International Organization for Migration

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

International Telecommunication Union

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ITU is the UN specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs. Founded in 1865 to facilitate international connectivity in communications networks. ITU is committed to connecting all the world's people – wherever they live and whatever their means.

International Trade Center

ITC is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and UN. ITC is the only multilateral agency fully dedicated to supporting the internationalisation of SMEs. Its joint mandate combines a focus on expanding trade opportunities with the aim of fostering sustanable development.

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS by 2030 as part of the SDGs. We provide strategic direction, advocacy, coordination and technical support to catalyse and connect leadership from governments, the private sector and communities to deliver life-saving HIV services.

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

As a part of the National University of Singapore, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy educates and trains the next generation of Asian policy-makers and leaders.

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company is the trusted advisor and counselor to many of the world's most influential businesses and institutions.

Millennium Institute

Millennium Institute (MI) is a nonprofit organization passionate about improving the welfare of individuals by helping decision makers apply systems thinking to achieve sustainable development.

MOON-CN Information Technology

Founded by Tsinghua University in October 2013, XuetangX is the world's first Chinese MOOC platform and serves as the research and application platform for the Ministry of Education (MOE) Research Center for Online Education.

PwC Norway

PwC is the largest network of accountants, lawyers and advisors worldwide, and deliver services within audit, consulting and tax.

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe’s top 10 business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders (with international careers) who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

SJTU is one of the most famous universities in China, which enjoys a long history and is renowned both at home and abroad. After 123 years of unremitting efforts, SJTU has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized university. CNMOOC, operated by Online Education Center of SJTU, is launched on April 2014. Its slogan is "Making Quality Education Accessible to All".

The Association of Commonwealth Universities

The ACU is an international organisation dedicated to building a better world through higher education. International collaboration is central to this ambition: by bringing universities together from around the world – and crucially the people who study and work within them – the ACU helps to advance knowledge, promote understanding, broaden minds, and improve lives.

The Sustainability Literacy Test

Sulitest is a movement whose mission is to support expanded sustainability knowledge, skills and mindset that motivates individuals to become deeply committed to building a sustainable future.

Ubiquity University

Ubiquity University is an accredited global university designed for social impact. We believe that people everywhere must be supported with the soft and hard skills they need to solve pressing global problems that are threatening the planetary ecology and human society. We offer online and in-person competency-based learning and a global online community for positive changemakers we call UbiVerse.

UN Environment

UN Environment is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

UN Office at Geneva

Housed at the Palais des Nations, the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) serves as the representative office of the Secretary-General at Geneva.

UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

UNDRR works towards the substantial reduction of disaster risk and losses to ensure a sustainable future. UNDRR (formerly known as UNISDR) is the focal point of the UN system for disaster risk reduction and the custodian of the Sendai Framework.

United Nations Children’s Fund

UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence. And we never give up.

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Rooted in the UN Charter and guided by the transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) upholds the development pillar of the United Nations.

United Nations Development Coordination Office

Newly transformed UN Development Coordination Office (DOCO) which was previously under the leadership of the UN Development Group (UNDG) Chair and guidance of the UNDG.

United Nations Development Programme

UNDP works to eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities through the sustainable development of nations, in more than 170 countries and territories.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

UNODC is a global leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime that operates in all regions of the world through an extensive network of field offices.

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

ESCAP, one of the 5 Regional Commissions,t serves as the UN's regional hub promoting cooperation among 53 member States to achieve inclusive and sustainable development.

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

UNESCWA is one of the 5 UN regional commissions created in order to fulfil the economic and social goals set out in the UN Charter by promoting cooperation and integration between the 18 Arab memebr countries.

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN's five regional commissions, ECA's mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa's development.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNECE, one of 5 regional commissions, facilitates greater economic integration and cooperation among its 56 member States and promotes sustainable development.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

The UNFCCC secretariat (UN Climate Change) is the UN entity tasked with supporting the global response to the threat of climate change.

United Nations Global Compact

As a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General, the UN Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations with ten universally accepted principles in support of UN goals.

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

UNIDO is a specialized agency of the United Nations on industrial development. UNIDO's mandate is to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

Operating since 1980, the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) is an autonomous institution within the United Nations that conducts independent research on disarmament and related problems, particularly international security issues.

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) provides innovative learning solutions to individuals, organizations and institutions to enhance global decision-making and support country-level action for shaping a better future.

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) was established in 1968 pursuant to Economic and Social Council Resolution 1086 B (XXXIX) of 1965, which urged an expansion of the United Nations activities in crime prevention and criminal justice.

United Nations Office for Partnerships

The United Nations Office for Partnerships serves as a global gateway for public-private partnerships to advance the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

UNRISD works with its global networks to undertake interdisciplinary research and policy analysis, and position social equity, inclusion and justice at the centre of development thinking, policy and practice.

United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network

The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) was set up in 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement.

United Nations System Staff College

The United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) is the primary provider of interagency training and learning for staff of the United Nations system.

United Nations University

UNU is a global think tank and postgraduate teaching organisation. Its mission is to contribute, through collaborative research and education, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare that are the concern of UN, its Peoples, and Member States.

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, working to develop and uphold standards and create an environment in which every woman and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full potential.

Université de Genève

Founded in 1559 by Jean Calvin, the University of Geneva is dedicated to teaching, research and dialogue with society. With more than 17'000 students of some 150 different nationalities, it is Switzerland's second largest university.

World Bank Group

The World Bank Group (WBG) is a multilateral organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., whose members include most of the world’s countries. Five institutions make up the WBG to collectively serve as a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries. We have set two goals that will shape our work through 2030: ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity.

World Intellectual Property Organization

WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property (IP) services, policy, information and cooperation. It is a self-funding agency of the United Nations, with 192 member states. WIPO'smission is to lead the development of a balanced and effective international IP system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all.

World Tourism Organization

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.

World Trade Organisation

The Institute for Training and Technical Cooperation coordinates the WTO's technical assistance and training addressing countries' trade capacity, trade policy issues and integrating into multilateral trading system.