2012 Global Forum on Development


28-29 February 2012


About the Global Forum on Development:

The OECD Global Forum on Development was launched in 2006 to promote dialogue between the OECD and non-member governments, as well as private sector and civil society actors. This second cycle (2009-2012) focused on domestic resource mobilisation and led to the creation of a new informal Task Force on Tax and Development.


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Proposed Agenda:

  • Shaping the new OECD Strategy on Development: In particular, participants will be invited to comment on work being proposed in the areas of governance and domestic re-source mobilization.
  • Discussing priorities and best practices in making public expenditure more effective and efficient for development.
  • Participants will address governance practices and procedures, discuss the overall capacity of public sectors in the realm of public spending, and review the structures and tools used to ensure that public expenditure is effective, notably in the area of infrastructure.


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  • High-level experts from a wide range of stakeholder groups, including OECD and non-member governments, senior budget officials, think tanks, civil society organizations and the private sector.





More information on the 2012 Global Forum on Development can be found here: www.oecd.org/development/globalforum


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