On this page, you will find selected articles, tools, case studies, resources or links on issues relating to building effective multi-stakeholder initiatives.

Multi-stakeholder initiatives are an increasingly widely used approach to tackling specific global social and environmental challenges, but their effectiveness varies widely. This section looks at the challenges involved in deciding when to convene or join a multi-stakeholder initiative, how to identify appropriate partners, how to set up and govern the partnership, and what factors distinguish partnerships that deliver results.

Our focus is primarily on partnerships working internationally, but many of the lessons learned will also apply to partnerships at national level.


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