These stories highlight progress countries have made in building key policies, processes and plans for more effective development co-operation at the country level.

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  • National Co-operation Policies and Effectiveness Forums: Honduras’ Progress towards Achieving Sustainable Development
    2019-01-21To read this story in Spanish, click here.  Since the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in 2015, the Government of Honduras has been committed to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, prioritising the goals and building key co-operation mechanisms at the country level. With the formulation and implementation of a 2030 National Agenda for SDGs, Honduras quickly realised that to achieve the SDGs the country will need to mobilise and re-allocate financial and non-financial resources and more importantly draw on key co-operation management strategies.
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  • Towards Self-Reliance: Afghanistan’s Strengthened Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships and Coordination Mechanisms
    2019-01-09Being one of the largest beneficiaries of aid and assistance in the world, Afghanistan has made notable efforts to better align and coordinate development efforts with its development partners and national priorities. Starting in 2010, Afghanistan produced its first Development Co-operation Report (DCR) signaling its very initial commitments to more effective development co-operation. The report summarised the outcomes of key Development Co-operation Dialogues (DCDs) held on an annual basis since 2002.
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  • Lao PDR Then & Now: Implementing Partnership Mechanisms Since the 2006 Vientiane Declaration
    2018-10-05Ensuring Least Developed Country graduation, pursuing un-met MDGs and SDGs, and achieving better development results, are all high on Lao PDR’s development agenda. Working alongside development partners and other stakeholders such as the private sector, civil society, academia and others to meet these objectives is also a key priority for the country since 2006. In 2006, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) and 22 development partners signed the ‘Vientiane Declaration on Aid Effectiveness’ at the 9th High-Level Round Table Meeting [1] in an attempt to localize the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.
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  • Highlighting Myanmar’s Effective Development Co-operation Policies & Plans
    2018-08-27Myanmar is on track to graduate from its Least Developed Country (LDC) status by 2025. As one of two remaining LDCs in the Association of South East Asian Nations (the other being Laos), what progress has Myanmar made in the realm of development effectiveness (DE)?
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