The Camões – Institute for Cooperation and Language and the OECD Development Co-operation Directorate hosted a Policy Dialogue on Triangular Co-operation in Lisbon on 16-17 May 2013.
The Policy Dialogue aimed to build broader consensus on the necessary elements for good triangular co-operation and agree on policy recommendations and actions by the international community to promote more and better triangular co-operation. The conference brought together senior-level officials from the different partners involved in triangular co-operation and others interested in getting involved in this form of co-operation.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal
Palácio das Necessidades, Largo do Rilvas, 1399-030 Lisboa
- Session 1: Setting the scene: Key findings from OECD analytical work on triangular co-operation
Presentation, Ms Karen Jorgensen (OECD)
Presentation, Mr Dieudonné Takouo (Cameroon)
- Session 2: Sharing experiences on triangular co-operation
Presentation, Ms Juanita Olarte Suescun (Colombia)Presentation, Ms Christina Matusse (Mozambique)Presentation, Mr Martin Rivero (SEGIB, Ibero-American Secretariat)
Presentation, Mr Abul Kalam Azad (Bangladesh)Presentation, Ms Vicki Poole (New Zealand)
- Session 3: Main messages emerging from international initiatives on triangular co-operation
Presentation, Ms Mami Yamada Sakurai (UN Office for SSC)
Presentation, Ms Ursula Müller (Germany)
Position paper, Triangular co-operation in German development Co-operation (Germany)
- Session 4: Building Consensus on the necessary elements for good triangular co-operation
- Session 5: Actions to promote better triangular co-operation
Presentation, Mr Luis Olivera (Peru)
Discussions at this conference were informed by analytical work carried out by the OECD with a broad range of partners, including a brainstorming meeting that brought together 24 experts in triangular co-operation (on 13-14 September 2012, Lisbon). The conclusions of this Policy Dialogue will be brought to the attention of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation and other relevant international processes, with a view to encouraging further debate and joint action in the area of triangular co-operation.
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