The United Nations and Business in Partnership Matters

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Table of Contents

LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

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INTRODUCTION: EVA HALPER & ROS TENNYSON

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EDITORIAL: LEDA STOTT

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LEADING THOUGHTS:
KEN CAPLAN

Creating Space for Innovation: Understanding enablers for multi-sector partnerships

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RICHARD HOLLOWAY

Partnerships and Civil Society:
What civil society are we talking about?

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DAVID F. MURPHY

The United Nations and Business: Global partnership in action

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SASKIA MERRIMAN

Back to Basics: Business and NGO approaches to partnership scoping

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BOLARINWA ONAOLAPO

The Missing Development Link?
Social capital and partnerships in the Niger



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