The Global Partnership’s blog collects opinion pieces and articles from expert practitioners working on effective development co-operation.

The Importance of Nuanced, Policy-Relevant Development Research

An open letter written a few months ago by fifteen development experts fell back on asking the same, age-old questions
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The Importance of Nuanced, Policy-Relevant Development Research

What is the Future of the ‘Development Effectiveness’ Agenda in Today’s Shaky World?

This week, the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation finished a two-day event in Paris to "Reinvigorate Effectiveness for the
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What is the Future of the ‘Development Effectiveness’ Agenda in Today’s Shaky World?

Building Trust: How the Development Community Can Engage the Private Sector

Blog originally posted in OECD Development Matters. Fundamental to my organisation’s success in delivering local impact against several of the Sustainable
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Building Trust: How the Development Community Can Engage the Private Sector

Balancing Scope with Accountability: A Challenge for Development Effectiveness

Back in the early years of this century, a phrase started circulating which has since become one of those constant
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Balancing Scope with Accountability: A Challenge for Development Effectiveness

At Home & Abroad: Korea’s Ongoing Support for Effective Development Co-operation

‘We are united by a new partnership that is broader and more inclusive than ever before’ – Busan Outcome Document Busan, Republic
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At Home & Abroad: Korea’s Ongoing Support for Effective Development Co-operation

SDG 16 and the Investment Framework to 2030: What Can Countries Learn from Sierra Leone’s National Priorities?

Aid and assistance in fragile contexts is often unpredictable and conditional. For SDGs to become a reality, especially in fragile
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SDG 16 and the Investment Framework to 2030: What Can Countries Learn from Sierra Leone’s National Priorities?

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