A collaborative relationship between entities to work toward shared objectives through a mutually agreed division of labour. At the country level, this means enganging under government leadership with national stakeholders and external partners (including international development agencies) in developing, implementing, and monitoring a country's own development strategy. (Source: UNCCD-ICCD/CRIC(11)/INF.3)

Rio Principle 7: States shall cooperate in a spirit of global partnership to conserve, protect and restore the health and integrity of the Earth's ecosystem. In view of the different contributions to global environment degradation, States have common but differentiated responsibilities (...)

The collaboration between governments, businesses or individuals in which it is agreed to work together on similar objectives or strategies, particularly in research or in setting industrial standards. (Source: GEMET/ ODE)

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Global partnerships
International networks
International relations
International co-operation
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