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It is estimated that realizing the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals will cost in the trillions of dollars, requiring significant resources from multiple sources, and then mobilizing and channeling these resources in new and efficient ways. Based on these new challenges, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA) called for governments to adopt Integrated National Financing Frameworks (INFFs) – long-term, ambitious plans that enable governments to link finance with results. (read more)
Global Partnership Initiatives (GPIs) - 30 November, 2016
This October, KOICA hosted its GPEDC Learning and Accelerating Programme (LAP) for developing country stakeholders at the working level. Held yearly, the LAP aims to familiarise the participants with GPEDC and provide practical training to support them in implementing the Busan principles and commitments in-country.
The 2016 LAP offered a series of interactive learning workshops and provided a ‘safe space’ for working-level participants to discuss development effectiveness priorities and challenges, share ideas and solutions, and build relationships, with plenty of time for peer learning and discussion. (read more)
The second High-Level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) comes at a critical juncture: a moment in which to review the evidence and lessons learned from a decade’s attempts to implement the aid and development effectiveness agendas, and to look ahead to the role of effectiveness in the new era of sustainable development anchored in Agenda 2030. (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 HLM2, the Nairobi Outcome Document was released on 1 December 2016. This document will help to shape how existing and new development actors can partner to implement Agenda 2030 and realise the SDGs.
The Nairobi Outcome Document is also available in Arabic 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)
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