World Economic Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab
António Guterres, UN Secretary-General.
New York, USA, 13 June 2019
The World Economic Forum and the United Nations signed today a Strategic Partnership Framework outlining areas of cooperation to deepen institutional engagement and jointly accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The framework was drafted based on a mapping of existing collaboration between the two institutions and will enable a more strategic and coordinated approach towards delivering impact.
The UN-Forum Partnership was signed in a meeting held at United Nations headquarters between UN Secretary-General António Guterres and World Economic Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab.
The Strategic Partnership Framework will focus on the following areas
The leadership across the United Nations will engage in and utilize the different platforms provided by the World Economic Forum to advance impact in the above areas.
Both institutions will annually review the partnership to further streamline collaboration, take stock of results and identify additional areas to jointly invest efforts in.
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