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The Global Part‍‍‍nership convenes twice annually as the Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG)

Globa‍‍‍l Partnership Guidelines

The Global Partnership utilizes the following set of nine guidelines for New or Expanded Cooperation Projects. Cooperation projects under this initiative will be decided and implemented, taking into account international obligations and domestic laws of participating partners, within the appropriate bilateral and multilateral legal frameworks that should, as necessary, include the following elements:

  1. Mutually agreed effective monitoring, auditing and transparency measures and procedures will be required in order to ensure that cooperative activities meet agreed objectives (including irreversibility as necessary), to confirm work performance, to account for the funds expended and to provide for adequate access for donor representatives to work sites;
  2. The projects will be implemented in an environmentally sound manner and will maintain the highest appropriate level of safety;
  3. Clearly defined milestones will be developed for each project, including the option of suspending or terminating a project if the milestones are not met;
  4. The material, equipment, technology, services and expertise provided will be solely for peaceful purposes and, unless otherwise agreed, will be used only for the purposes of implementing the projects and will not be transferred. Adequate measures of physical protection will also be applied to prevent theft or sabotage;
  5. All governments will take necessary steps to ensure that the support provided will be considered free technical assistance and will be exempt from taxes, duties, levies and other charges;
  6. Procurement of goods and services will be conducted in accordance with open international practices to the extent possible, consistent with national security requirements;
  7. All governments will take necessary steps to ensure that adequate liability protections from claims related to the cooperation will be provided for donor countries and their personnel and contractors;  
  8. Appropriate privileges and immunities will be provided for government donor representatives working on cooperation projects; and
  9. Measures will be put in place to ensure effective protection of sensitive information and intellectual property.

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The Global Partnership convenes twice annually as the Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG)

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