United Nations System Private Sector Focal Points Meeting 2013: Strengthening Partnership Synergies for Local Impact

Co-hosted by the International Labour Organization, Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP, United Nations Global Compact Office, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

Press release | 23 April 2013

The 2013 Private Sector Focal Points Meeting (PSFP) was hosted at ILO headquarters from 24 to 26 April 2013. The PFSP is an annual event coordinated by the Global Compact to discuss collaboration between the UN and the private sector. The ILO is one of the members of its Organising Committee.

This year the event also sees the XIth Annual Global Compact Local Network Forum (ALNF) on 26 April, and some of the sessions of the PSFP will also include Local Network participants, since the theme of the annual event is on: “Strengthening Partnership Synergies for Local Impact”. The forum comprises plenary sessions as well as specific working groups, and will involve some 300 participants.