Resources

References: UN Decisions and Documents relating to MSPs

UN Decisions

United Nations, 1992. Agenda 21, Chapters 24-31. New York: United Nations. 

2002 (July) Bali Guiding Principles 

2003 (June) UN Commission Decision on Partnerships for Sustainable Development, including criteria and guidelines 

2003 (July) ECOSOC Resolution 2003/61 Future programme, organization and methods of work of the Commission on Sustainable Development (Para 21-24) 

2004 (February) UNGA Resolution (58/129) Towards global partnerships 

2005 (December) UNGA resolution (60/215) Towards global partnerships 

2007 (December) UNGA resolution (62/211) Towards global partnerships 

2010 (March) UNGA Resolution (64/223) Towards global partnerships 

United Nations, 2012. The Future We Want. New York: United Nations. 

2002 (January) UNGA Resolution (56/76) Towards global partnership

2012 (March) UNGA resolution (66/223 Towards global partnerships 

2014 (February) UNGA resolution (68/234) Towards global partnerships: a principle-based approach to enhanced cooperation between the United Nations and all relevant partners  

2015 (December) UNGA resolution 70/224 Towards global partnerships: a principle-based approach to enhanced cooperation between the United Nations and all relevant partners 

 UN Background Papers

Atkisson, Alan, 2015. MSPs in the Post-2015 Development Era: Sharing knowledge and expertise to support the achievement of the SDGs. New York: Paper prepared for UN DSD. 

Beisheim, Marianne and Nils Simon, 2016. Multistakeholder partnerships for implementing the 2030 Agenda: Improving accountability – Analytical paper for the 2016 ECSOC Partnership Forum 

Dodds, Felix, 2015. Multi-stakeholder partnerships: Making them work for the Post-2015 Development Agenda 

Expert Group Meeting “Multi-stakeholder partnerships on implementing the 2030 Agenda, 2016: Improving accountability and transparency” Organized by UNDESA (February 2016) 

Hoxtell, Wade, 2016. MSPs and the 2030 Agenda – Challenges and Oversight Options – Challenges and options for oversight at the United Nations. UNDESA Expert Group meeting “Strengthening the role of Member States in the review of multi-stakeholder partnerships for implementing the 2030 Agenda (December 2016)

Seth, Nikhil, 2013. Foreword. In: Fulfilling the Rio+20 Promises: Reviewing Progress since the UN Conference on Sustainable Development. Report by Natural Resources Defense Council & Stakeholder Forum

UN Agencies and Programmes

Executive Board of the UN Development Programme and of the UN Population Fund, 2008. The UNDP accountability system: Accountability framework and oversight policy. UN Doc DP/2008/16/Rev.1, New York: United Nations. 

Joint Inspection Unit, 2006. Oversight Lacunae in the United Nations System. UN Doc. JIU/REP/2006/2. Geneva: United Nations. 

Guidelines on a Principle-based Approach to the Cooperation between the United Nations and the Business Sector: https://business.un.org/en/documents/guidelines

Resources: Key Literature Relating to MSPs

Andonova, Liliana B. and Marc A. Levy, 2003. Franchising Global Governance. Making sense of the Johannesburg Type II Partnerships. In: O. S. Stokke and O. B. Thommessen (eds.) Yearbook of International Co-Operation on Environment and Development 2003/2004. London: Earthscan. 

Beisheim, Marianne & Nils Simon, 2016. Multi-stakeholder partnerships for implementing the 2030 Agenda: Improving accountability and transparency. Independent analytical paper commissioned by UNDESA  

Beisheim, Marianne and Nils Simon, 2015. Meta Governance of partnerships for sustainable development: Perspectives on how the UN could improve partnerships‘ governance services in areas of limited statehood. Berlin: SWP  

Bermann-Harms, C. & Nora Lester Murad 2014: Putting Istanbul Into Practice: A Companion Toolkit to the Siem Reap Consensus on the International Framework for CSO development Effectiveness.

Brouwer, Herman and Jim Woodhill, with Minu Hemmati, Karèn Verhoosel and Simone van Vugt 2015: The MSP Guide – How to Design and Facilitate Multi-stakeholder Partnerships. Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University (free download)

Hemmati, Minu, 2002. Multi-Stakeholder Processes for Governance and Sustainability – Beyond Deadlock and Conflict. London: Earthscan 

Hemmati, M. 2015. Engagement and Communication for Implementation and Review. Contribution to UN EGM “Social Development and the Agenda 2030”, New York Oct 2015

Hemmati, Minu and Felix Dodds, 2016. High-quality Multi-stakeholder Partnerships for Implementing the SDGs.  New Frontiers Publishing, August 2016

Hemmati, Minu and Francois Rogers, 2015. Multi-stakeholder Engagement and Communications for Sustainability. Beyond Sweet-Talk and Blanket Criticism – Towards Successful Implementation. London: CatalySD

Hemmati, Minu and Robert Whitfield, 2003. The Future Role of Partnerships In the Follow-up to Johannesburg. Suggestions For Effective Mechanisms at the National, Regional and International Level. London: Stakeholder Forum, April 2003

Pattberg & Widerberg, International Civil Society Centre, 2014. MSPs: Building Blocks for Success. Berlin: ICSC 

Martens, Jens, 2007. Multi-stakeholder Partnerships – Future models of Multilateralism? Berlin: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung 

OECD, 2015. Development Co-operation Report 2015: Making Partnerships Effective Coalitions for Action. Paris: OECD Publishing. 

Stakeholder Forum, 2013. Fulfilling the Rio+20 Promises: Reviewing Progress since the UN Conference on Sustainable Development. London: Stakeholder Forum