UN Fund for International Partnerships

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The UN Fund for International Partnerships ( UNFIP ) was set up in 1998 as a link between the UN Foundation, founded by Ted Turner in the same year, and the United Nations . It is controlled by the UN Office for Partnerships (UNOP), whose current director is Robert Skinner. The work of UNFIP is monitored by the UNFIP Advisory Board, headed by the UN Deputy Secretary General . Amina J. Mohammed has been head of the committee since 2017 .

The UNFIP supports innovative partnerships with companies, foundations and civil society organizations to create sustainable living conditions in developing countries. He mobilizes expertise, technology, distribution systems, funds and other resources with the aim of achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals of 2015 and supporting the Paris Climate Agreement .

Areas of responsibility are health (vaccination campaigns, the fight against malaria and HIV), rights of women and girls, development projects, climate protection programs and the participation of those affected in political and economic processes.

On December 31, 2017, the approved UNFIP projects for implementation by UN partners had a volume of around US $ 1.47 billion. From 1998 to this point in time, 641 projects had been carried out by 48 United Nations organizations in 128 countries.


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