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Fragile states should not be left behind in development co-operation

Fragile states should not be left behind in development co-operation | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

Of the 7 billion people in the world, 1.5 billion live in situations of conflict and fragility. The g7+ is a voluntary association bringing together ministers and policy makers from fragile and conflict affected situations to share experiences on the common challenges their countries face. These lessons help advocate for the forming of global, regional and national development co-operation policies that suit these countries’ particular contexts.

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2012 'a lost year' for aid effectiveness reform in Europe

2012 'a lost year' for aid effectiveness reform in Europe | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

European NGOs warn implementation of the Busan partnership agreement has been limited and uneven.

The EU has shown little sense of urgency in implementing the development effectiveness agenda agreed at Busan, South Korea, a year ago, a group of European NGOs has concluded. 

In a report on EU aid since Busan, AidWatch said implementation of the Busan partnership agreement has been limited and uneven, reflecting in part the "reform and implementation" fatigue of EU governments.

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Transparency and accountability in development: where do we stand? Transparency International

Transparency and accountability in development: where do we stand? Transparency International | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

It’s been nearly one year since world leaders and more than 3,000 people came together in Busan, South Korea to map out a new way forward on development cooperation.

Amid much fanfare, a sweeping agreement was signed by countries that bound together traditional providers of development aid, like the United States and Germany, and new actors – like Brazil and China – in the pursuit of making aid flows more effective for the people that need it the most: the poor. Transparency and accountability were put forward among the shared principles to deliver on these commitments.

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New aid effectiveness indicators agreed at post-Busan meeting

New aid effectiveness indicators agreed at post-Busan meeting | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

Follow-up to high-level forum identifies key areas including transparency and untied aid, but commitment of emerging Bric donors unclear

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Key Busan challenges and contributions to the emerging development effectiveness agenda

Key Busan challenges and contributions to the emerging development effectiveness agenda | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
As the fourth High Level Forum on aid effectiveness (HLF-4) draws nearer, this Background Note outlines the changing global development context and discusses results to date in implementing the aid effectiveness (AE) agenda.
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Building on Busan: Latin America leads the way on development co-operation

Building on Busan: Latin America leads the way on development co-operation | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

Latin American countries have grasped the nettle on forging a fresh development agenda; others must now follow suit.(§

At a meeting organised by the government of El Salvador last week, 13 of the region's 18 Spanish-speaking countries agreed a declaration setting out a joint agenda that would act as the basis of forthcoming negotiations, from the Busan process and the UN Development Co-operation Forum to the G20 and Rio+20.

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Since Busan, A Changing Aid Landscape

Since Busan, A Changing Aid Landscape | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Rwanda went to the 4th High Level Fourm on Aid Effectiveness in Busan last year with the agenda of increasing transparency and ending untied aid.
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From 'aid' to 'development partners': are the Rising Powers the new model for development cooperation?

From 'aid' to 'development partners': are the Rising Powers the new model for development cooperation? | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

The United Nations Development Cooperation Forum (UNDCF) met in New York City on 5–6 July 2012, bringing together a plethora of actors from across the public, private, and voluntary sectors, to debate successful national development policies.

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