November 28 marks the one year anniversary of the Second High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (HLM2) and endorsement of the Nairobi Outcome Document. As stakeholders celebrate this anniversary and review their own progress in implementing the effective development co-operation principles, a digital version of the glossy summary report of HLM2 has been made available, with special gratitude to the Government Kenya in their capacity as HLM2 host.
HLM2 was a groundbreaking opportunity for diverse stakeholder groups to collectively shape how they work together to maximise the effectiveness of development co-operation. The Nairobi Outcome Document charted a way forward for the Global Partnership to effectively contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.
During the first year of the Nairobi Outcome Document’s implementation, a wide range of development stakeholders joined forces to roll out the 2017-18 Programme of Work agreed by the Global Partnership Steering Committee. Adopted at the 13th Steering Committee Meeting in Washington, D.C. (April 2017), the Work Programme underlines six strategic outputs to help the Global Partnership drive global, regional and country-level progress towards effective development co-operation. Four Working Groups have been established to support implementation of the Work Programme, spearheaded by Steering Committee members and Co-Chairs with involvement of the Global Partnership Initiatives (GPIs) and support from the UNDP-OECD Joint Support Team.
At its 14th Meeting in Dhaka, Bangladesh (October 2017), the Steering Committee reviewed progress made since adoption of the Work Programme in April. A more comprehensive summary of outcomes from the 14th Steering Committee Meeting is available here.