Effective development co-operation


  • 2nd High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership

    HLM2, hosted by the Government of Kenya in Nairobi (28 November–1 December 2016), aims to amplify the positive impact of development co-operation over the next 15 years.

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  • Making Development Co-operation More Effective - 2016 Progress Report

    Drawing on the results of the 2016 Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation monitoring exercise, this report offers a snapshot of progress in making development co-operation more effective. It is intended to stimulate and inform policy dialogue at the country, regional and international levels, generating evidence to strengthen the contribution of effective development co-operation to the implementation of the SDGs.

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  • Events Calendar

    The Global Partnership maintains a list of events relevant to the community working on effective development co-operation.

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

 Aid Effectiveness: A short history

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

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


The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation met at high level for the first time from 15-16 April 2014 in Mexico City.

Final Communiqué




Assessing progress towards more effective development co-operation

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