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Below, a selection of projects, involving cooperation between UNESCO and the private sector, are described in summary form.

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Advancing the Education for All Initiative brings together the World Economic Forum and UNESCO
In order to address global education challenges, UNESCO and the World Economic Forum combine their global networks and outreach capacities >> More

Ford Foundation and UNESCO
UNESCO and the Ford Foundation are currently cooperating mainly in the fields of science, education and culture. >> More

Hewlett-Packard and UNESCO: joint effort to alleviate brain drain
Since 2003, through the project “Piloting Solutions for Alleviating Brain Drain” in South East Europe, UNESCO and HP contribute to fighting the brain drain phenomenon that countries in South East Europe are facing. >> More

International Fund for Higher Education in Iraq: Cooperation between UNESCO and the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development
Since 2003, the Fund has been providing immediate and long term assistance for the reconstruction of higher education in Iraq. >> More

L'OREAL and UNESCO: working together for women in science
Each year, the “Women in Science” program rewards outstanding female scientists from five geographic areas of the world. >> More

MacArthur Foundation and UNESCO undertook a research program in north east India
From January 2001 to December 2005, assisted through a grant from the MacArthur Foundation, UNESCO implemented a research project in two study sites, namely, Namdapha and West Kemeng area of Arunachal Pradesh. >> More

Mondialogo: a Cooperation between UNESCO and DaimlerChrysler
Through “Mondialogo” UNESCO and DaimlerChrysler promote intercultural dialogue and exchange >> More

Schools in Egypt: A project undertaken by Hans Christian Andersen abc Foundation and UNESCO
Since 2005, Hans Christian Andersen abc Foundation collaborates with UNESCO on a school project for children in difficult circumstances. >> More

SpaceForScience: A cooperation between Alcatel Alenia and UNESCO for enhancing scientific information and services
Initiated in November 2005, the SpaceForScience partnership aims at providing telecommunication and multimedia satellite services for education and research institutes in South Eastern Europe. >> More

The Global Agreement: UNESCO and Microsoft use Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to promote education
In November 2004, UNESCO and Microsoft started their cooperation through an agreement to accelerate social and economic development around the world. >> More

UNESCO-Samsung Partnership for the Intangible Cultural Heritage
UNESCO and Samsung Electronics Co. launched in December 2004 a Partnership project for the promotion and preservation of the intangible cultural heritage. >> More



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