Event

Fourth High Level Forum: The Path to Effective Development

The Fourth High Level Forum of Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors and developing country signatories to the Paris Declaration of 2005 will take place in Busan, Republic of Korea, from 29 November-1 December 2011. Ministers and specialists will evaluate progress made since the third High Level Forum in 2008 and set out a new framework for increasing the quality of aid in order to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals by 2015. Priority areas for the forum will be: predictable aid; use of country systems; an end to policy conditionality; country-driven capacity development; mutual accountability; and reduced transaction costs.  

dates: 29 November - 1 December 2011   location: Busan, Republic of Korea   www: http://www.oecd.org/document/12/0,3746,en_2649_3236398_46057868_1_1_1_1,00.html