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The Secretary's Global Partnership Initiative

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The Secretary’s Global Partnership Initiative (S/GPI) is the entry point for collaboration between the U.S. Department of State, the public and private sectors, and civil society. Launched in 2009, S/GPI aims to strengthen and deepen U.S. diplomacy and development around the world through partnerships that leverage the creativity, innovation, and core business resources of partners for greater impact. The Special Representative for Global Partnerships is Andrew O'Brien.

S/GPI is working with partners across sectors, industries, and borders to promote economic growth and opportunity; to invest in the well-being of people from all walks of life; and to make democracy serve every citizen more effectively and justly. Learn More»

State of Global Partnerships:

Date: 03/24/2014 Description: Global Partnerships Week (GP3) logo - State Dept Image   As part of 2014 Global Partnerships Week, the Secretary's Office of Global Partnerships launched its first-ever State of Global Partnerships report featuring the most innovative and scalable public-private partnerships that aim to promote development and diplomacy around the world.

The Power of Partnerships:

Date: 01/14/2013 Description: Key Partnership Achievements - State Dept Image   The Secretary’s Global Partnership Initiative builds and promotes public-private partnerships that aim to strengthen foreign policy, maximize foreign aid impact, and enhance collaboration to solve problems. This collective action has inspired innovative new approaches to diplomacy and development. More»


See a sampling of some of our partnerships:

Date: 10/31/2013 Description: Veterans Innovation Partnership logo - State Dept Image Date: 06/20/2012 Description: Accelerating Market-Driven Partnerships logo - State Dept Image Date: 06/15/2012 Description: International diaspora Engagement Alliance - State Dept Image Date: 06/20/2012 Description: Partners for a New Beginning logo - State Dept Image Date: 06/21/2012 Description: Lions @frica logo - State Dept Image

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