Partnership Directory

Microsoft works with over 44 international organizations (IGOs) both at headquarter level and in the field. Our partners include UN organizations, international financial institutions (IFIs), regional organizations and bilateral aid organizations.

Partnerships: Africa

African Development Bank (AfDB)

The African Development Bank (AfDB) aims to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction.

African Union (AU)

The African Union’s (AU) works to promote an integrated, prosperous and peaceful African continent, driven by its own citizens.

East African Community (EAC)

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organization whose vision is a prosperous, competitive, secure, stable and politically united East Africa.

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries with a mission is to promote economic integration.

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) leads and co-ordinates international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UNEP is responsible for promoting environmental understanding and increasing public knowledge about environmental factors and the problems facing future generations.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) promotes international cooperation in the fields of education, science, culture and communication.

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) helps countries create employment and improve the quality of life of the world’s poor through sustainable industrial development.