admin, November 20, 2015
The regional pre-monitoring workshop for Africa took place on 16-17 November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop, hosted by the NEPAD Agency and UNDP Regional Service Center for Africa and organized by the OECD/UNDP Joint Support Team with financial contribution from the European Union, brought together over 40 countries and representatives from CSOs as well as the UN Regional Economic Commissions.
admin, November 12, 2015
An impressive decade of robust growth raised most Latin American countries well into the middle and upper-middle income category. Gains in poverty reduction were significant, although much is still to be done to address comparatively high levels of inequality.
admin, November 10, 2015
The second meeting of the Global Partnership’s Monitoring Advisory Group (MAG) was held in Paris on 28-29 September 2015, and brought together members of the MAG, representatives of the GPEDC’s Co-Chairs’ offices, and the UNDP-OECD Joint Support Team.
Speaking at a symposium on the revitalization of a global partnership for sustainable development, top United Nations officials dealing with economic and social issues stressed the importance of building trust, cultivating leadership and adjusting policies to achieve the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
admin, November 3, 2015
The 2nd Busan Global Partnership Forum will be taking place in Seoul on the 23–24 November 2015, building on the success of the first Forum, which took place in 2014. This series of annual forums, funded and organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, aims to focus on progress in implementing the Busan commitments at country level and complements the biennial GPEDC High-Level Meetings, which monitor overall progress at political level.
Just prior to the Asia-Pacific monitoring workshop, and also in Bangkok, a regional forum hosted by the Asia Pacific Development Effectiveness Facility (AP-DEF), chaired by the Government of Bangladesh and supported by UNDP, gathered 50 delegates from 15 countries to discuss how best to realize the Addis Ababa Action Agenda at the country level focusing on development finance.
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