Effective development co-operation


  • Progress in Implementing the Busan Principles

    The Global Partnership monitoring framework tracks progress on the commitments agreed in 2011 at the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness. It will be the main evidence base for discussions at the first ministerial-level meeting of the Global Partnership in Mexico in 2014.

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  • First High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership

    The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation met at high level for the first time from 15-16 April 2014 in Mexico City. The resulting Communiqué reaffirms political commitment to making development co-operation as effective as possible. In addition, 38 voluntary initiatives by the Global Partnership's members demonstrate the concrete actions underway to make effective development co-operation a reality.

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  • Effective Development Co-operation: A review of progress

    Global Partnership members representing a wide variety of different countries, organisations and partnerships met to discuss how much progress had been made towards achieving the Busan commitments. The interactive discussions were largely based on findings from the report "Making Development Co-operation more Effective: 2014 progress report"

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We work with governments, civil society organisations, multilateral organisations and others to improve the quality of development co-operation.

The OECD and the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation

The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation is an international forum that is anchored in the commitments agreed in Busan in 2011 during the Fourth High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness.

The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation


The OECD and the DAC, as members of the Global Partnership play a supporting role in several ways:

The role of the OECD in suppoting the implementation of the Busan commitments


These principles agreed in Busan are part of continuous efforts to improve the delivery of aid. 

Aid Effectiveness: A short history



Assessing progress towards more effective aid

The Global Partnership monitoring framework ensure mutual accountability for the the implementation of the Busan commitments, as well as sharing knowledge and good practice. Implementation of the Busan commitments is tracked through a set of 10 indicators that incorporate the broad focus of the Busan Partnership agreement, including on collaboration with civil society and the private sector:

Assessing progress on implementing the Busan principles


This new monitoring framework draws on previous work in monitoring the implementation of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness which took place from 2006-2011.

Assessing progress in aid effectiveness: A history