Co-Chairs

Senior government officials from Bangladesh, Switzerland and Democratic Republic of Congo as well as a 4th non-executive consultative Co-Chair, lead the Global Partnership and advocate for effective development co-operation across the globe.

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is the Global Partnership’s multi-stakeholder governing body. It meets biannually to guide the work of the Global Partnership and ensure that it is carried out transparently, fully consulting each stakeholder group.

Background and summary documents for each Steering Committee meeting are publicly available and can be found in the Resources section of this website.

october 2018

31oct9:00 am6:00 pm2018 Monitoring Round Workshop in Mexico9:00 am - 6:00 pm Mexico

29octAll Day30First Meeting of the Business Leaders Caucus of the Global Partnership(All Day) Berlin, GermanyEvent Type :Business Leaders Caucus

18octAll DayEffective private sector engagement through development co-operation: Working with the private sector to achieve the SDGs(All Day: thursday) San Salvador, El SalvadorEvent Type :Regional Workshop

september 2018

20sepAll DayFirst Virtual Meeting of the Business Leaders Caucus(All Day: thursday) Event Type :Business Leaders Caucus

11sepAll Day12Reinvigorating Effectiveness for the 2030 Agenda(All Day) Paris, FranceEvent Type :Monitoring

july 2018

17jul8:15 am9:30 amEnhancing the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development: Country-Level Frameworks for Resilient, Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships8:15 am - 9:30 am New YorkEvent Type :High-Level Side Event,Side Event

13jul10:00 am6:00 pm2018 Partnership Exchange10:00 am - 6:00 pm Learn More

11julAll Day12Boosting Development Co-operation Effectiveness: Preparing for the Global 2018 Monitoring Round(All Day) United Arab EmiratesEvent Type :Regional Workshop

may 2018

23may9:00 am6:30 pmDevelopment Co-operation for Achieving the 2030 Agenda: The Way Forward9:00 am - 6:30 pm New YorkEvent Type :Peer Learning EventLearn More

21mayAll Day226th Biennial High-level Meeting of the Development Co-operation Forum (DCF)(All Day) New YorkLearn More

april 2018

23apr6:30 pm8:00 pmSun, Sea, Sand and Beyond: Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Challenges in Small Island Developing States’ Tourism SectorTax Inspectors Without Borders Side Event6:30 pm - 8:00 pm New York, United States of AmericaEvent Type :Peer Learning Event,Side EventLearn More

21aprAll Day2215th Steering Committee Meeting of the Global Partnership(All Day) Washington, D.C.Event Type :Global Partnership,Steering Committee Meeting

18apr12:30 pm2:00 pmMobilising Development Co-operation for the Health-related SDGs12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Washington, D.C.Event Type :Side EventLearn More

march 2018

21marAll Day23Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development(All Day) Bonn, GermanyLearn More

21marAll Day23Data for Development Festival(All Day) Bristol, United KingdomLearn More

19marAll Day20Strengthening Global Partnership Initiatives’ Engagement Workshop(All Day) Bonn, GermanyEvent Type :Global Partnership

february 2018

22febAll Day23Enhanced Effectiveness at Country Level Pilot Launch Workshop(All Day) Addis Ababa, EthiopiaEvent Type :Global Partnership,Regional Workshop

15feb1:30 pm2:30 pmDiamonds: Uncut - The Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ChallengesBy Tax Inspectors Without Borders1:30 pm - 2:30 pm United Nations Headquarters, New YorkEvent Type :Peer Learning Event

13febAll Day14EIP-NSGI International Forum on Implementing the Agenda 2030(All Day) Boulogne, FranceEvent Type :Peer Learning Event

04febAll Day05Technical Workshop on Private Sector Engagement through Development Co-operation(All Day) Dhaka, BangladeshEvent Type :Global PartnershipLearn More

november 2017

29nov12:30 pm1:30 pmGSSD Expo Side Event of the Global Partnership Initiative on Promoting Effective Triangular Co-operation12:30 pm - 1:30 pm GMT+3 Antalya, TurkeyEvent Type :Side Event

24novAll DayInformal Exchange with Researchers from Emerging Economies(All Day: friday) Paris, France

21nov(nov 21)9:00 am22(nov 22)6:00 pm4th Busan Global Partnership Forum9:00 am - 6:00 pm (22) Busan, South Korea

06nov(nov 6)9:00 am07(nov 7)6:00 pmEffective Development Cooperation Post-Nairobi African Community of Practice Meeting9:00 am - 6:00 pm (7) Addis Ababa, EthiopiaEvent Type :Regional Workshop

october 2017

24oct(oct 24)8:00 am25(oct 25)6:00 pm14th Steering Committee Meeting of the Global Partnership8:00 am - 6:00 pm (25) Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel , Dhaka, BangladeshEvent Type :Steering Committee Meeting

02oct(oct 2)9:00 am04(oct 4)6:00 pmAsia-Pacific Regional Knowledge ExchangeSupporting Policy Coherence for Accelerating Progress Towards the 2030 Agenda9:00 am - 6:00 pm (4) Manila, PhilippinesLearn More

september 2017

12sepAll Day2572nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72)(All Day) United Nations Headquarters, New York

06sep(sep 6)8:00 am08(sep 8)6:00 pmDCF Argentina High-Level Symposium8:00 am - 6:00 pm (8) San Martín Palace, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaLearn More

july 2017

11jul1:15 pm2:30 pmThe Importance of Country-Level Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships in a Changing Development LandscapeSide Event at the 2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development1:15 pm - 2:30 pm EST Japan Society, Murase Room Event Organized By: Bangladesh and Canada Event Type :Global Partnership,High-Level Side Event,Side Event

10jul(jul 10)1:00 am19(jul 19)1:00 amHigh-Level Political Forum1:00 am - 1:00 am (19) New YorkLearn More

07julAll Day08G20 Summit(All Day) Hamburg, GermanyLearn More

june 2017

07jun4:15 pm5:30 pmThe role of the private sector as partner for sustainable development: turning rhetoric into reality4:15 pm - 5:30 pm UTC+01:00 Brussels, Belgium Event Organized By: The Global Partnership, BMZ, & DEVCO Event Type :Global PartnershipLearn More

07jun(jun 7)11:30 am08(jun 8)6:30 pmEuropean Development Days11:30 am - 6:30 pm (8) Brussels Event Organized By: European Commission Learn More

06junAll Day07OECD Forum: Bridging Divides(All Day) Paris, FranceLearn More

may 2017

22may(may 22)10:00 am25(may 25)6:00 pmECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development10:00 am - 6:00 pm (25) EST New YorkLearn More

april 2017

26aprAll Day27G7 Summit(All Day) Taormina, ItalyLearn More

23aprAll Day2413th Steering Committee Meeting of the Global Partnership(All Day) Washington, D.C.Event Type :Global Partnership,Steering Committee Meeting

21aprAll Day23World Bank IMF Spring Meetings(All Day) Washington, D.C.Learn More

05apr9:00 am6:00 pmOECD Global Forum on Development 20179:00 am - 6:00 pm GMT+1 Paris, France Event Organized By: OECD Learn More

december 2016

28novAll Day01dec2nd High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership(All Day) Nairobi, KenyaEvent Type :Global PartnershipLearn More

november 2016

29nov10:00 am6:00 pmBusiness Forum10:00 am - 6:00 pm Aberdare RoomEvent Type :Global Partnership

29nov9:30 am6:30 pmParliamentary Forum - Development Co-operation in the Age of the Sustainable Development Goals: Strengthening the Role of Parliaments9:30 am - 6:30 pm Lenana RoomEvent Type :Global Partnership

29nov8:30 am6:00 pmINCAF Director Level Meeting - (Closed Meeting)8:30 am - 6:00 pm Taifa RoomEvent Type :Global Partnership

29nov8:30 am6:00 pmWorkshop on the Monitoring of Effective Development Co-operation - What have we achieved; how can we do better?8:30 am - 6:00 pm AmpitheatreEvent Type :Global Partnership,Regional Workshop

29nov8:30 am6:00 pmPhilanthropy Forum - Partnering for Development: A Balancing Act8:30 am - 6:00 pm Impala / Turkana RoomEvent Type :Global Partnership

29nov7:30 am6:00 pmNairobi Civil Society Forum - Universal Effective Development Cooperation Towards a Peoples’ Agenda7:30 am - 6:00 pm Pride Inn Conference Centre (off-site)Event Type :Global Partnership

29novAll Day12th Global Partnership Steering Committee Meeting(All Day: tuesday) Nairobi, KenyaEvent Type :Global Partnership,Steering Committee Meeting

28novAll Day01dec2nd High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership(All Day) Nairobi, KenyaEvent Type :Global PartnershipLearn More

28novAll DayDevelopment Finance Assessment Symposium - Financing the SDGs in the Era of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda(All Day: monday) Taifa RoomEvent Type :Global Partnership

28novAll DayYouth Forum - Creating an Enabling Environment for Meaningful Youth Involvement in the Development Effectiveness Agenda: from Presence to Influence(All Day: monday) Event Type :Global Partnership

28novAll DayWomen’s Forum - Keeping Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Front and Centre of the Development Effectiveness Agenda(All Day: monday) Event Type :Global Partnership

14novAll Day16Africa Development Effectiveness Working Group Meeting(All Day) South AfricaEvent Type :Regional Workshop

07novAll Day18UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties – COP22(All Day) Marrakech

31octAll Day01novLatin America and Caribbean Regional Post-Monitoring Workshop(All Day) PanamaEvent Type :Global Partnership,Monitoring,Peer Learning Event,Regional Workshop

october 2016

31octAll Day01novLatin America and Caribbean Regional Post-Monitoring Workshop(All Day) PanamaEvent Type :Global Partnership,Monitoring,Peer Learning Event,Regional Workshop

26octAll Day27Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation and Post-Monitoring Workshop(All Day) Bangkok, ThailandEvent Type :Global Partnership,Monitoring,Peer Learning Event,Regional Workshop

18octAll Day19ODI CAPE conference: Where next for development effectiveness?(All Day) London

17octAll Day203rd UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III),(All Day) Quito

12octAll Day15UCLG Local and Regional Leaders meeting(All Day)

10octAll Day11DAC Senior Level Meeting(All Day) Paris, France

08octAll Day11th Global Partnership Steering Committee Meeting(All Day: saturday) Seoul, South KoreaEvent Type :Global Partnership,Steering Committee Meeting

07octAll Day09Annual meetings of WB/IMF(All Day)

04octAll Day073rd Busan Global Partnership Forum and the Global Partnership Learning and Accelerating Program(All Day) Event Type :Global Partnership

september 2016

29sepAll Day30Development Partners' Conference(All Day) Vienna, AustriaEvent Type :Global Partnership

27sepAll Day28Network of Southern Think Tanks (NeST) international workshop to finalise the M&E framework for South-South Co-operation(All Day) Mexico

19sepAll Day21EU Technical Seminar on Development Effectiveness(All Day) Brussels, Belgium

14sepAll Day16Africa Regional Workshop on the Global Partnership Post-Monitoring Results and Preparations for the 2nd High-Level Meeting(All Day) Addis Ababa, EthiopiaEvent Type :Global Partnership,Monitoring,Peer Learning Event,Regional Workshop

13sepAll Day2671st session of UNGA(All Day)

04sepAll Day05G20 Summit(All Day) Hangzhou, China

31augAll Day01sep8th Annual Summit of the BRICS(All Day)

august 2016

31augAll Day01sep8th Annual Summit of the BRICS(All Day)

july 2016

21julAll Day22Development Co-operation Forum(All Day)

18jul6:15 pm7:30 amGlobal Partnership Side Event at HLPF / Leaving No-One Behind: African perspectives6:15 pm - 7:30 am Conference Room E, UN Conference BuildingEvent Type :Side Event

18julAll Day20High Level Political Forum Ministerial Meeting(All Day)

14julAll Day1510th Global Partnership Steering Committee Meeting(All Day) United Nations Headquarters, New YorkEvent Type :Global Partnership,Steering Committee Meeting

june 2016

21junAll Day22Global Partnership Initiatives' Acceleration Workshop(All Day) BarcelonaEvent Type :Global Partnership,Regional Workshop

20junAll Day22ECOSOC Humanitarian Segment(All Day)

15junAll Day16The Global Partnership at European Development Days(All Day) Event Type :Global Partnership,Side Event

01junAll Day02OECD Ministerial Council Meeting(All Day)

may 2016

26mayAll Day27G7 Summit(All Day) Shima, Japan

23mayAll Day24World Humanitarian Summit(All Day) Istanbul

16may11:00 am12:30 pmWomen Deliver Side Event - Delivering as One: Partnerships for Global Goals11:00 am - 12:30 pm Bella Center CopenhagenEvent Type :Global Partnership,Side Event

15mayAll Day1972nd Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific(All Day)

03mayAll Day05Annual Meeting, Asian Development Bank(All Day) Frankfurt

02mayAll Day04ECOSOC Integration Segment(All Day)

april 2016

18apr1:15 pm2:30 pmECOSOC FFD Forum: Contributing to the Effective Implementation of the 2030 Agenda1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Event Type :Global Partnership,High-Level Side Event,Side Event

18aprAll Day22ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up(All Day)

17apr10:00 am11:30 amWorld Bank Spring Meetings - Co-operation for Effective Development in the 2030 Era: Developing Country Perspectives10:00 am - 11:30 am Event Type :Global Partnership,High-Level Side Event,Side Event

17aprAll DayGlobal Partnership Consultation Meeting with Developing Country Finance Ministers(All Day: sunday) Event Type :Global PartnershipLearn More

15aprAll Day17Spring meetings of WB/IMF(All Day) Washington, D.C.

11aprAll Day12UNGA High Level Thematic Debate on Implementing Commitments on Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and Financing(All Day)

06aprAll Day08UN DCF High Level Symposium(All Day) Brussels

03aprAll Day05Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development(All Day) Bangkok

march 2016

31marAll DayOECD Global Forum on Development (GFD)(All Day: thursday) Learn More

31marAll DayECOSOC Partnerships Forum(All Day: thursday)

30marAll DayGlobal Partnership Side Event: Effective Development Partnerships for the SDGs(All Day: wednesday) Event Type :Side Event

08marAll Day11Forty-Seventh Session of the UN Statistical Commission(All Day)

29febAll Day01mar9th Global Partnership Steering Committee Meeting(All Day) MalawiEvent Type :Global Partnership,Steering Committee Meeting

february 2016

29febAll Day01mar9th Global Partnership Steering Committee Meeting(All Day) MalawiEvent Type :Global Partnership,Steering Committee Meeting

24febAll DayUNDP 50th Anniversary Ministerial Meeting(All Day: wednesday)

11febAll Day19DAC High Level Meeting(All Day)

05febAll Day073rd Monitoring Advisory Group Meeting(All Day) Glen Cove, New York, United States of AmericaEvent Type :Global Partnership,Monitoring Advisory Group Meeting

january 2016

28janAll Day29Meeting of the Group of Friends of Monterrey(All Day) Mexico City

25janAll Day26Development Working Group Meeting(All Day) Beijing, China

20janAll Day23World Economic Forum Annual Meeting(All Day) Davos-Klosters

19janAll DayOECD Council Meeting on Development(All Day: tuesday)

18janAll DayArab-DAC Dialogue on Development(All Day: monday) ViennaLearn More

december 2015

30novAll Day11decCOP 21 of UNFCCC(All Day) Paris

november 2015

30novAll Day11decCOP 21 of UNFCCC(All Day) Paris

23novAll Day24Busan Global Partnership Forum(All Day) Learn More

22novAll Day23Forum on International Development Co-operation(All Day) Kuwait Event Organized By: The Arab Coordination Group

18novAll Day202015 Global Partnership/Korea Learning and Accelerating Programme(All Day) SeoulEvent Type :Global Partnership,Regional Workshop

16novAll Day17African Pre-Monitoring Workshop: Strengthening the Second Round of Monitoring(All Day) Addis Ababa, EthiopiaEvent Type :Global Partnership,Monitoring,Peer Learning Event,Regional Workshop

15novAll Day16G20 Leaders’ Summit 2015(All Day) Turkey

09novAll Day10Pacific Center and Pacific Island Forum Sub-regional Monitoring Workshop in the Pacific(All Day) SuvaEvent Type :Global Partnership,Regional Workshop

05novAll Day06Regional Monitoring Workshop in Latin America & Caribbean(All Day) Event Type :Global Partnership,Monitoring,Peer Learning Event,Regional Workshop

04novAll Day05UN DCF High Level Symposium(All Day) Uganda

october 2015

15octAll Day20Myanmar Workshop on Monitoring Indicators for Effective Development Co-operation(All Day) Yangon, MyanmarEvent Type :Global Partnership,Regional Workshop

07octAll Day08Regional Monitoring Workshop in the Asia Pacific(All Day) Bangkok, ThailandEvent Type :Global Partnership,Monitoring,Peer Learning Event,Regional Workshop

september 2015

28sepAll Day292nd Monitoring Advisory Group Meeting(All Day) Paris, FranceEvent Type :Global Partnership,Monitoring Advisory Group Meeting

26sep3:00 pm4:30 pmUsing Inclusive Partnerships to Deliver on the SDGs: the Role of Gender-Responsive Budgeting3:00 pm - 4:30 pm New York, United States of AmericaEvent Type :Global Partnership,High-Level Side Event,Side Event

03sepAll Day048th Global Partnership Steering Committee Meeting(All Day) Mexico City, MexicoEvent Type :Global Partnership,Steering Committee Meeting

july 2015

14julAll DaySide Event at the Third International Financing for Development Conference(All Day: tuesday) Addis Ababa, EthiopiaEvent Type :Global Partnership,High-Level Side Event,Side Event

may 2015

20mayAll Day211st Monitoring Advisory Group Meeting(All Day) New York, United States of AmericaEvent Type :Global Partnership,Monitoring Advisory Group Meeting