Outlook 2018 is a truly global source book, reﬂected in the varied national and cultural origins of the contributors, as well as the topics and case studies covered. This volume includes a selection of the best full papers presented at the WASD 16th International Annual Conference and 5th Diaspora International Conference, both co-organised and hosted by the United Nations Joint Inspection Unit in the UN Palais de Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 10-13 April 2018. The four-day conferences entitled, Public private partnerships for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, aimed at exploring ways and means of improving the contribution of the private sector to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and stimulate its interest to engage in partnerships with the UN system organisations, as well as to improve efﬁciency in the use of resources. The conferences brought together the experiences and lessons learned from across the world, focusing on various initiatives and case studies in the vital role of Public Private Partnerships in the Implementation of Agenda 2030.
Editor: Professor Allam Ahmed