Action 2015: How Can The Private Sector Help Deliver the Sustainable Development Goals?
Hosted by Mexico Secretary of State Jose Antonio Meade, and Netherlands Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Lilianne Ploumen, this high-level event sought to use concrete examples to demonstrate the potential for effective development cooperation and multi-stakeholder partnership to support the UN’s post-2015 development agenda. Key questions included:
What are concrete lessons learned from multi-stakeholder partnerships on the ground to advance common development objectives and how can effective partnerships be nurtured and
How have principles of effective cooperation, including country ownership, results focus, inclusiveness, and transparency and accountability, worked in practice to strengthen development partnerships on the ground?
How have development cooperation partnerships been used to leverage other resources for development – including domestic resources – in developing countries and how can this be further supported?
How can the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation’s focus on enhancing the effectiveness of development cooperation contribute to accelerating the implementation of the post-2015 development objectives?