How to make it happen: shaping International Development Cooperation for the effective implementation of the Post-2015 development framework

The governments of Mexico and The Netherlands, in their capacity as Co-Chairs of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation, have the honor of inviting you to participate in a panel discussion entitled “How to make it happen: shaping International Development Cooperation for the effective implementation of the Post-2015 development framework”, which will take place on September 26th, between 09:15 and 10:45 a.m. at UN Headquarters in New York, conference room 6.

September 26th, 09:15 – 10:45 a.m., Conference Room 6, UN. 

This year’s General Assembly will mark the beginning of the global negotiations that should conclude with the adoption of a new sustainable development framework. In this context, the panel discussion provides us with the opportunity to identify the key challenges facing international development cooperation in the Post-2015 era, drawing from the lessons learned of the MDG process, and focusing on multi-stakeholder implementation of common objectives at country level.

We will also discuss the practical contributions of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation to the implementation of the Post-2015 development agenda.

Moderated by Henry Bonsu, International Broadcaster. Participants will include:

  • José Antonio Meade (Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs)
  • Lilianne Ploumen (Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Co-operation)
  • María Eugenia (Gina) Casar, Associate Administrator, UNDP
  • Ted Chu, Chief Economist, International Finance Corporation
  • Hugette Labelle, Chair of the Board of Transparency International
  • Reeta Roy, CEO of MasterCard Foundation (tbc) 

If you would like to register for this event please write to info@effectivecooperation.org and pichrachana.pou@undp.org by Friday 19 September 12:00 a.m. EDT to secure access to the venue. Please note that space is limited. Upon registration participants will receive a logistics note. Please find attached a concept note with more details.

Thank you for your consideration, and we look forward to your participation in the event.

UNGA-GPEDC Side Event Concept Note final 17-9

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