Private sector

Private sector

Funding and professional resources from the private sector can greatly enhance the scope and impact of UNESCO’s work. Such partnerships enable actors in the private sector to contribute to finding solution to global issues and fulfil their social corporate responsibilities.

  • UNESCO-Asahi partnership on raising visibility of Intangible Cultural Heritage
  • "Design 21" and "Tribute 21"- a partnership with Felissimo
  • Friends of World Heritage – a partnership with the United Nations Foundation (UNF) and
  • Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity – forging innovative partnerships in the creative industries
  • Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa – a partnership with the Ford Foundation
  • Partnership between UNESCO, Discovery Communications, Inc. and UN Works Programme
  • Promoting World Heritage – a partnership with the Japan’s public television channel Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK)
  • Sharing Business Skills with Conservation Site Managers – a partnership with Shell Group
  • The Rapid Response Facility for World Heritage – a partnership with the United Nations Foundation and Flora and Fauna International
  • The Tour Operators’ Initiative – a Partnership with the Tourism Industry
  • UNESCO-Samsung Partnership for the Intangible Cultural Heritage
  • Protecting a World Natural Heritage site in China – a Partnership with Mercedes-Benz