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CONNEX STRUCTURE

The CONNEX Initiative consists of three complementary pillars:

Pillar 1: Negotiation Support Portal

 

negotationsupport.org (hosted by the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment – CCSI)
 

  • tools
  • resources
  • list of experts

Pillar 2: Independent and high-quality advisory services for negotiations

 

Advisory support for low-income countries during the negotiation of complex commercial contracts is comprehensive and focuses on
 

  • responding to governments’ needs
  • applying the CONNEX Code of Conduct
  • sharing knowledge among support providers

Pillar 3: Capacity development before and during negotiations

 

Improving governments’ capacities to successfully negotiate and monitor complex commercial contracts
 

  • long-term capacity development measures
  • linking contract negotiations to sector monitoring, policies and law