Steering Committee to hold 9th meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi

admin, January 9, 2016

The goal of this meeting is to provide substantive guidance for preparations of the 2nd GPEDC High-level Meeting; sharpen GPEDC contributions to the implementation and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; update on progress of GPEDC monitoring activities and support to implementation efforts; and identify key priorities to strengthen GPEDC ambition, governance and working arrangements.

Burkina Faso’s 2nd national survey for more effective development co-operation

admin, December 21, 2015

As part of its efforts to implement Busan principles, the Government of Burkina Faso committed to undertake annual surveys to measure the progress in aid effectiveness, identify its bottlenecks and provide recommendations for more effective development co-operation.

Bangladesh Development Forum: DPs and Government join forces to implement Global Goals and the new 7th Five-Year-Plan

admin, December 4, 2015

On 15 and 16 November 2015, Bangladesh held its second “Bangladesh Development Forum” (BDF), a high level event where the Government of Bangladesh and its development partners explored further partnerships to foster inclusive economic growth.

Government of Korea hosts GPEDC Learning and Accelerating Programme

admin, December 3, 2015

On 18-21 November 2015, 25 representatives from developing countries participated in the 2nd GPEDC Learning and Accelerating Programme. The Programme was organised by the Government of Korea (KOICA and Ministry of Foreign Affairs) in partnership with Development Initiatives and with support from the European Commission and the GPEDC Joint Support Team.

Forum in Seoul looks at role of development effectiveness in 2030 agenda, private sector and fragile states

admin, December 3, 2015

The Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the second annual Busan Global Partnership Forum in Seoul on 23-24 November, bringing together nearly 200 participants from donor agencies, partner countries, civil society, multilateral organisations, think-tanks and the private sector.

Regional Pre-Monitoring Workshop for Africa: Realizing the Principles of Effective Development Cooperation

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.

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