International Financial Institutions
Strengthening partnerships with IFIs is key to advancing the ICPD Agenda and achieving Agenda 2030.
UNFPA continues to engage with a growing number of IFIs, both through technical cooperation and implementation of programmes under IFI financing.
The role of UNFPA as an executing partner is linked to supporting governments in both their loan and grant implementations in support of national development priorities or helping IFIs meet successful benchmarks in their grant-financed or loan projects or global corporate initiatives. At the global level, leadership engagement and identification of clear collaboration areas are vital. At the country level, it is imperative to understand the global priorities of the IFIs, along with their specific focus at country level and modalities in each context.
Within financial partnership, UNFPA employs its multifaceted expertise in supporting governments in the implementation of IFIs’ loans or grants through:
UNFPA works with IFIs to foster “non-financial collaborations,” which include: