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: UN Organizations

International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is the UN’s agency for information and communication technology (ICT) issues and the global focal point for governments and the ICT sector.

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 Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) promotes the economic and social development of its member states, fosters intra-regional integration, and facilitates international cooperation for Africa's development.

United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC)

The United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC) provides a wide range of Information and Communication Technology Services to more than 25 partner UN organizations worldwide.

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA)

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors for response to emergencies.

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.

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

UNESCAP is the regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region.