|The first High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation marks a major milestone in the global fight against poverty.Delegates can read the delegate manual and must register online to attend.
Over 1500 development leaders will join Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría in Mexico City to:
The leaders who will come together in Mexico City include heads of state and government, ministers, parliamentarians and leaders from international organisations, business, civil society and foundations.
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) deadline of 2015 is fast approaching. Phenomenal gains have been made, yet poverty still afflicts one in seven people around the world – and one in eight still go to bed hungry.
The first Global Partnership High-Level Meeting will reaffirm the importance of effective development co-operation in meeting the MDGs and as a key part of the ‘how’ of the next global development framework.
The two-day forum includes five plenary sessions and 28 focus sessions on a range of critical themes for development:
This session will review progress and take new steps to boost impact of the commitments made at the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in 2011. The session will also look at ways to promote inclusive development.
In this session, leaders will agree on ways to step up and support existing development co-operation to boost tax collection, cut illicit financial flows and strengthen policies that support inclusive development, building on recent progress on these issues.
In this session leaders will exchange practical ideas on targeted and differentiated strategies of development co-operation that can deliver poverty reduction and inclusive growth in middle-income countries in an effective, sustainable way.
In this session, leaders will showcase and discuss ways to scale up country-led development co-operation including with a view to implement the post-2015 development agenda.
In this final but critical session, leaders will share some of the most innovative and dynamic examples of how this positive impact is being delivered, and take action to do more.