Third Monitoring Round (2017-2018): Archived Information

Country Governments

Why should you participate in the monitoring round?

The Global Partnership monitoring exercise helps countries strengthen co-ordination between all partners and alignment of development efforts with national priorities. National governments and their partners can use monitoring data to track progress in meeting effective co-operation commitments and support evidence-based dialogue on successes, challenges and follow-up actions. The monitoring exercise also complements the SDG follow-up and review process by generating the data for SDG 5 and SDG 17 targets.

Each Global Partnership monitoring exercise culminates in a Global Progress Report, a snapshot of international progress on making development co-operation more effective, and individual country profiles, which summarise national progress and challenges. Participating countries and organisations can also assess and compare results with peers or across contexts using the Global Partnership Monitoring Dashboard.

How does the monitoring exercise work in practice?
  1. Partner country governments lead the national monitoring exercise, appointing a national co-ordinator, who is usually an official sitting at the ministry overseeing the management of development co-operation, and organises the participation of development partners.
  2. As a multi-stakeholder process under the leadership of the national co-ordinator, key partners are asked to provide information to the government on selected indicators. These partners typically includes traditional and emerging bilateral and multilateral development partners as well as other important domestic actors.
  3. To minimise any reporting burden, many indicators rely on typically available information or data already captured in countries’ own information systems and processes. The Global Partnership supports obtaining others.
  4. The government validates the findings with its partners and submits the results to the Global Partnership’s OECD-UNDP Joint Support Team.
Tools to support your participation
  • Support to lead the exercise: We provide tools, guidance, certified training and assist government officials in leading the monitoring exercise, as soon as the country’s participation is confirmed. These tools and training will be made available in this web page starting July.
  • Support after the exercise: We help aggregate, analyse and process the data in user-friendly formats, to support your country and international efforts to ensure effectiveness for sustainable development, including SDG followup and review and voluntary national reviews. We also produce individual country profiles, in coordination with the government, to support your role in leading dialogue, dissemination and action with your development partners.We help you interpret, compare and analyse the monitoring findings, including through the Monitoring Dashboard.We provide additional tools to help countries present the results and inform dialogue and action at the country level and in international fora.
How do you confirm your participation?

To join the monitoring round, your ministry should inform the Global Partnership’s OECD-UNDP Joint Support Team at monitoring@effectivecooperation.org. To benefit from full support and training from the onset of the exercise, please contact us during the month of June 2018.

Resources

2018 Monitoring Round Brochure (For Country Governments)

Guidance

2018 Monitoring Guide for National Co-ordinators

Strategic Booklet

2018 Monitoring Checklist

Technical Companion Document
(for reference only)

PowerPoint Template:
Managing a Successful Monitoring Round at the Country Level

Reporting Tools
Country Excel

Development Partner Excel

Exchange Rate Tool

Training Materials

Development Partners

Why should you participate in the monitoring round?

National governments and their partners can use monitoring data to track progress in meeting effective co-operation commitments and support evidence-based dialogue on successes, challenges and follow-up actions. The exercise also complements the SDG follow-up and review process by supplying data for SDG 5 and SDG 17 targets.

Global Partnership monitoring exercises culminate in inclusive dialogue at country level, led by the government and oriented to address identified issues. Country profiles and tool kits support the action on the results. Data is also aggregated, analysed, and shared to inform regional and international dialogue and decision-making. Results are also reported in the Global Partnership Progress Report, the annual United Nations’ SDG and Financing-for-Development reports, and the OECD’s DAC Peer Reviews and Development Co-operation Report. A Monitoring Dashboard also help countries and partners assess and compare their results.

How does the monitoring exercise work in practice?
  1. Bilateral and multilateral development partners appoint a headquarters (HQ) focal point, to guide their overall engagement in the 2018 monitoring round. Contact details are shared with the Joint Support Team at monitoring@effectivecooperation.org .
  2. As soon as partner countries confirm participation in the round, HQ focal points can either:
    • Identify a contact person in the relevant country office or embassy and share contact details with the national co-ordinator and Joint Support Team;
    • Serve as contact person for country data requests, if needed (e.g. due to lack of country-level presence).
  3. To support the government, one development partner (preferably the chair of existing donor co-ordination mechanisms) acts as development partner focal point.
  4. User-friendly guidance, tools and short videos will be provided to help participants understand and provide inputs to the process. These tools and guidance will be available in this page during July 2018.
  5. By the end of the process, development partner officials from both HQ and country level will have had a chance to ensure data accuracy.
How do you ensure good engagement in the 2018 round?

As a first step, please share the contact details of the headquarter focal point with the Joint Support Team at monitoring@effectivecooperation.org as soon as possible.

Resources
Guidance and Training Materials
Reporting Tools
Development Partner Excel

Exchange Rate Tool

Other Stakeholders

Guidance for Other Stakeholders
Civil Society

Private Sector

Trade Unions

Second Monitoring Round (2015-2016): Archived Information

Please find here all support tools available for stakeholders participating in the 2015-16 Monitoring Round of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation.

 

Key Monitoring Tools

Monitoring Guide (AR / ES / FR / PT )

    • This is the main document of reference to support participants in the monitoring exercise. Here you will find everything you need to know about the process, timeline, your role and the specific set of ten indicators being monitored during the 2015-16 monitoring round. This document provides guidelines for all stakeholders participating in the monitoring exercise, including: governments, providers of development co-operation, and other stakeholders (including the private sector, civil society organisations, trade unions, parliamentarians, subnational governments).

 

Other Important Reference Materials

List of countries

    • This list shows the countries that have expressed interest in participating in the 2015-16 monitoring exercise as of 14 June 2016. Countries interested in participating and not included in the country list are invited to notify their intentions to the UNDP-OECD Joint Support Team by writing to monitoring@effectivecooperation.org.

 

Terms of Reference (TOR)

    • These documents provide standard terms of reference for the various stakeholder groups explaining the role and what is expected of the different focal points. This information is also included in the Monitoring Guide but is presented in a different format here for ease of reference.
    • National Coordinator (Government) / Coordinateur National (AR / EN / ES / FR)
    • Provider of Development Co-operation Focal Point / Fournisseurs de Cooperation au Développement (AR / EN / ES / FR)
    • CSO Focal Point / Point Focal OSC (AR / EN / ES / FR)
    • Private Sector Focal Point / Point Focal Secteur Privé (AR / EN / ES / FR)
    • Parliamentarian Focal Point / Point Focal Parlementaires (AR / EN / ES / FR)
    • Trade Unions Focal Point / Point Focal Syndicat (AR / EN / ES / FR)
    • Subnational and Local Government Focal Point / Point Focal Autorités Locales (AR / EN / ES / FR)

 

Exchange Rates Table

    • This table provides exchange rate information to allow reporting of country data in US Dollars. Last updated: 10 February 2016.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FR)

 

Indicator 1 / Guidance for Providers

    • This document providers additional clarifications and guidance on indicator 1. It contains definitions on the meaning of the different sectors/types of interventions/etc which may be helpful for providers of development co-operation when filling out the fields for each project in the data collection tools.

 

Indicator 3 / Module 3 Terms of Reference

    • (Optional) These terms of reference will help national coordinators hire and guide a consultant that could carry out the in-depth analysis of an existing public-private dialogue platform, and suggest ways to strengthen the dialogue going forward. This module 3 is optional, but a few participating countries have indicated an interest in carrying out this analysis.

 

Official Invitation Letter (AR)

    • This official invitation letter, signed by the three ministerial Co-Chairs of the Global Partnership, launched the 2015-2016 monitoring round on 15 September 2015.

 

Brief Information Leaflet (AR / ES / FR)

    • This brief information leaflet provides some high level information on the process and timeline of the Global Partnership 2015-2016 monitoring round. It accompanies the official invitation letter above, signed by the three ministerial Co-Chairs of the Global Partnership.

 

Webinar Material

Presentation on indicators 1, 5, 6 and 9b (ES / FR)

Presentation on indicators 2, 3 and 7 (ES / FR)

Presentation on indicators 8 and 10 (ES / FR)

Regional Workshops

november 2016

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

september 2016

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

november 2015

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

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

october 2015

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

Monitoring Advisory Group

The Global Partnership’s Monitoring Advisory Group was established in 2015 to provide technical expertise and advice to strengthen the monitoring framework and ensure its relevance in the rapidly evolving post-2015 landscape.

General Information and Administrative Documents
  1. Monitoring Advisory Group Terms of Reference (April 2015)
  2. List of members of the Monitoring Advisory Group
  3. Work Plan (EN / ES / FR)
Monitoring Advisory Group Final Report
  1. Summary of the Final Report of the Monitoring Advisory Group
  2. The Final Report of the Monitoring Advisory Group
  3. Assessing the Current Indicator Framework: A compendium of MAG advice
Monitoring Advisory Group and JST Reflections on the 2nd Round of Monitoring

Monitoring Advisory Group: Recommendations and Documentation (July-December 2015):

  1. Indicator 1, Feedback from the GPEDC Experts Advisory Group: Development co-operation is focused on results that meet developing countries’ priorities
  2. Indicator 2, Feedback from the GPEDC Experts Advisory Group: Civil society operates within an environment, which maximises its engagement in and contribution to development
  3. Indicator 3, Feedback from the GPEDC Experts Advisory Group: Engagement and contribution of the private sector to development
  4. Indicator 4, Feedback from the GPEDC Experts Advisory Group: Information on development co-operation is publicly available
  5. Incentivizing Behavioural Change
  6. MAG Response to the Concept Note for the 2016 Monitoring Progress Report (CN prepared by the JST)

Initial Review of the Global Partnership Monitoring Framework and Indicators by the Monitoring Advisory Group (January 2016):

  1. Introduction and General Comments on the Review
  2. Indicator 1: Development co-operation is focused on results that meet developing countries’ priorities.
  3. Indicator 2: Civil society operates within an environment which maximises its engagement in and contribution to development.
  4. Indicator 3: Engagement and contribution of the private sector to development.
  5. Indicator 4: Information on development co-operation is publicly available.
  6. Indicators 5a &5b: Annual and mid-term predictibilty of development cooperation.
  7. Indicator 6: Aid is on budget, which is subject to parliamentary scrutiny.
  8. Indicator 7: Mutual accountability among cooperation actors is strengthened through inclusive reviews.
  9. Indicator 8: Measure government efforts to allocate and track resources for gender equality.
  10. Indicators 9a &9b: Quality of developing country public financial management systems. Use of country public financial management and procurement systems.
  11. Indicator 10: Percentage of Aid that is Untied.
JST Reflections on the 2nd Round of Monitoring and Monitoring Advisory Group Feedback
  1. Global Partnership Position Paper – JST Reflections on MAG Recommendations
  2. Global Partnership Pilot Indicators – refined methodologies for Indicators 1, 2 and 3
Documentation to Support the Monitoring Advisory Group’s Work
  1. Nature of the data and main challenges
  2. Global Partnership Pilot Indicators – refined methodologies for Indicators 1, 2 and 3
Monitoring Advisory Group Meetings and Events

february 2016

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

september 2015

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

may 2015

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