1. CONNEX Support Unit
  2. 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