Regional Consultation for East and Southern Africa on Development Effectiveness

16 Oct

Leveraging Global Partnership to Optimize Africa’s Resources – From Busan to Reality

media_advisoryThe African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD), African Union Commission (AUC), NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency, Government of South Africa, Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the East African Community (EAC) member states, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are hosting an East and Southern Africa Regional Post-Busan Implementation Engagement workshop. The workshop is aimed at creating a platform to promote mutual learning and knowledge sharing on best practices and experiences in the implementation of a Global Partnership within the AU context. The workshop is taking place at Hunters Rest Mountain Resort, Rustenburg, South Africa from the 16th to 18th of October 2013.

The Regional Consultation under the auspices of the Africa Platform for Development Effectiveness (APDev) follows two similar engagements held in West and Central Africa. The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) at the 4th High Level Forum in Busan in 2011 represented the international community’s commitment towards a fundamental transformation of the aid architecture. This meeting has drawn experts from; Governments, CSOs, Parliaments, Regional Economic Bodies, Development Partners, the Private Sector among others.

You can follow the events on AFRODAD blog, Facebook, APDev, UNDP

Media enquiries should be directed to:

Munyaradzi T. Nkomo, Information and Communications, AFRODAD
Tel: +263 777 782 651 or + 2779 7269401
Email: munyaradzi@afrodad.co.zw

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