New CONCORD position paper prior to the first high level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation:

The 1st High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC) in Mexico (Mexico HLM) will determine the future relevance of development effectiveness agenda agreed, which brings together the providers of development cooperation, including the recipients, civil society, parliamentarians, and private businesses. To date 161 Governments and 45 organisations have endorsed the Busan Partnership agreement, which emerged from the Paris Declaration for Aid Effectiveness and Accra Agenda for Action.