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The Global Partnership supports accountability for “making progress in the implementation of commitments and actions agreed in Busan” through an agreed global monitoring framework. It places particular emphasis on behaviour change in development co-operation efforts, which is in turn expected to contribute to the achievement of results as defined in developing countries’ development strategies.
The Monitoring Surveys are a global process where donors and developing countries assess whether progress has been made towards more effective aid. When developed and developing countries committed themselves to the Paris Declaration principles in 2005, and to the Busan commitments in 2011, they agreed not only to a set of principles, but also to meeting a set of measurable targets.
Development ministers from OECD and emerging economies met in London 4 - 5 December for the High Level Meeting of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee(DAC).
The set of principles for effective aid is rooted in continuous efforts to improve the delivery of aid, marked by three notable events: the High Level Fora on Aid Effectiveness in Rome, Paris and Accra in 2003, 2005 and 2008, respectively.
The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation is an inclusive forum bringing together a wide range of countries and organisations from around the world that are committed to ensuring that development co-operation is effective and supports the achievement of results.
List of countries, territories and organisations that have adhered to the Busan Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation
The Busan Partnership document is supported by the broadest range of governmental, civil society, private and other actors. It sets out principles, commitments and actions that offer a foundation for effective co-operation for international development.
The Building Blocks is an initiative launched at the Fourth High Level Forum enabling development partners and organisations to make concentrated efforts to further progress in particular areas.
This page lists the Building Blocks and the institutions sponsoring them.
Never before has there been such an inclusive and fully engaged process behind international development, said M. Gurría. The outcome document endorsed in Busan is important, but even more important is the buy-in it represents, he added.
The economic crisis has meant global poverty is on the rise again. The Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan is an opportunity to ensure that development cooperation can make a difference in tackling hunger and improving people’s lives, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said.