This blog series presents perspectives on the upcoming meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation. Part 1 is by Amy Dodd, Director at UK Aid Network and looks at aid effectiveness and what we can do to see progress.
Since the signing of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) last year, countries have been getting to grips with this new, deeply ambitious agenda. The HLPF in July this year was the first chance to see what progress countries are making.
At the risk of championing another buzzword that becomes meaningless after it’s been used in a thousand proposals, community foundations may offer an alternative to the top-down approach to development that many want to disrupt.
While the UK has taken a lead on tackling corruption at home and overseas this year, it must get its own house in order to ensure its efforts are not wasted, according to the Bond Anti-corruption Group.
Last week I received invites to three events with all-male panels. This alone should be enough to shock you. But the responses I received from the event organisers are more incredible. Read on to find out who won the misogyny prize!
Ahead of the Foreign Affairs Council on Development on 26 May, the negotiations on the EUs position on Financing for Development and aid are almost finalised. However, the EU is yet to agree to recommit to any of the aid targets.