Global Partnership Initiatives

During the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan in 2011, countries and organisations came together around a variety of thematic issues or “Building Blocks”. The Building Blocks united those interested in accelerating progress in 10 key areas listed below.

  • Results and accountability
  • Transparency
  • Managing diversity and reducing fragmentation
  • South -South and triangular co-operation
  • Fragile states
  • Climate finance
  • Effective institutions and policies
  • Private Sector
  • Busan Action Plan for Statistics
  • Gender Initiative

Reports from Building Block sessions at Busan

Building Block Sponsors

At the first High-Level Meeting in Mexico in April 2014, voluntary initiatives led by members of the Global Partnership were annexed to the Mexico Communiqué. These initiatives illustrate ongoing efforts to meet Busan commitments, and provide an engine for driving implementation forward in new areas such as Tax and Domestic Resource Mobilisation.

All partners are invited to join these initiatives if they wish; and to submit new voluntary initiatives to the Joint Support Team at

Full list of Voluntary initiatives (AR, EN, ES, FR)

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