Based at the UN Headquarters in New York, UN DESA holds up the development pillar of the UN Secretariat. Regions4 has been a key partner in promoting UN DESA’s mission of ensuring stakeholders’ engagement with the UN. Regions4 is a founding member of the Major Groups and other Stakeholders (MGoS) Coordination Mechanism, an organising partner of the Local Authorities Major Group (LAMG), and a member of the MGoS Steering Group, being its first Co-Chair in 2015. The collaboration with UN DESA, through its Division for Sustainable Development Goals and Office of Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development, facilitates regional governments’ participation in UN conferences and meetings, such as the UN High-level Political Forum and the Local and Regional Governments’ Forum.