In order to foster constructive dialogue and debate, the Global Partnership regularly collects opinion pieces and articles from expert practitioners across sectors working on effective development co-operation.
In addition, the Global Partnership collects country stories on examples of multi-stakeholder effective development co-operation. The most recent call for country stories was 2014-2015.
Every year the ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development (FfD) Follow-up reviews the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA) – a 15-year, intergovernmental deal on financing for development adopted by United Nations Member States in 2015, which aims to help the world achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and end poverty by 2030. The 2017 report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development (IATF) informed this year’s forum, which was held last month in New York. (read more)
The Government of Tanzania and its development partners (DPs) recognise that the development finance landscape is changing rapidly, both globally and nationally. In 2015, Tanzania renewed its focus on its transition to a middle income country and its ambition to become a semi-industrialized nation. For decades, aid accounted for half of the country’s budget. It now stands at slightly above 10%. (read more)
As Co-Chairs of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (the Global Partnership), we are glad to build on the excellent work of our predecessors. The participants of the Second High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership are committed to effective development co-operation as a means to achieve the universal and interrelated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This commitment is laid down in the Nairobi Outcome Document. (read more)
Monitoring effective development co-operation: what have we achieved; how can we do better?, a workshop at the margins of the Second High-Level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation, took stock of progress in implementing the commitments for more effective development co-operation, mapping existing bottlenecks and discussing possible solutions. Held on 29 November 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya, the workshop also assessed emerging challenges for development effectiveness and reflected on how to update the existing global monitoring framework in the context of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. (read more)
Based on an inclusive consultation that concluded in Kenya at the Global Partnership’s Second High-Level Meeting (HLM2), the Nairobi Outcome Document was released on 1 December 2016. This document will help shape how existing and new development actors can partner to implement the 2030 Agenda and realise the SDGs. The Nairobi Outcome Document is also available in Arabic, French and Spanish. (read more)
A detailed HLM2 agenda is available here (also in French and Spanish), with updated information about side events available here. More details about the Business Forum, the Philanthropy Forum, the Parliamentary Forum, the Monitoring Workshop and the Civil Society Forum, all on 29 November, are also available. Please note that the Civil Society Forum will take place at the Pride Inn Conference Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, while all other HLM2 events, unless otherwise specified, will take place at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC). (read more)