1st Meeting of the Busan Global Partnership Steering Committee coming up

Friday 30 November 2012,

The 1st meeting of the Steering Committee of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation is set to take place next week:

1st Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation

5 - 6 December 2012

London, UK

Following the high level meeting of the 3 ministerial co-chairs in Tokyo in October, the Steering Committee event marks the beginning of the Global Partnership operations in practice.

The joint OECD-UNDP Secretariat supporting the Steering Committee has now released the discussion paper accompanying the draft annotated agenda of the meeting. Documentation is available in English, French and Spanish . To consult the material and get updates, please visit the Open Forum Busan Global Partnership page or the official page of the Global Partnership directly.

The joint OECD-UNDP Secretariat advised stakeholders of the inability to provide live web streaming of this event due to technical reasons. The possibility to put the video online after the meeting will nevertheless be addressed.

A multi-stakeholder body composed of all parties that endorsed the Busan Global Partnership, the Steering Committee is tasked to coordinate the its work programme. Civil society currently has 1 seat on the Steering Committee.

Click here to see the full compositon of the Steering Committee, background information, and related civil society documentation.