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About Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnerships

We promote a policy, financial and regulatory environment conducive to economic growth,
innovative development and higher competitiveness in the region of the UNECE, focusing mainly on countries with economies in transition.

Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnerships, Tenth Session, 23-25 May 2016, Geneva

The tenth session of the Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnerships of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) took place on 23-25 May at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. During the session, member States discussed about the implementation of the Programme of Work including the work of the Team of Specialists on Innovation and Competitiveness Policies (TOS ICP), Team of Specialists on Public-Private Partnerships (TOS PPP) and the capacity building activities, among a range of agenda items.

High-level Substantive Segment on Public-Private Partnerships and Innovation in Support of Sustainable Development, 23-24 May 2016

During the high-level substantive segment of the session, panellists and delegates discussed how the UNECE’s new, updated guiding principles for good governance in PPPs support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its focus on people, planet and prosperity; and how innovation policies can contribute to achieving national priorities for sustainable development.

For documents and presentations of these events, click here.