As the preparations for the HLF4 gather pace, read here a reflection on the lively Busan debate so far.▶
The IOB (de Inspectie Ontwikkelingssamenwerking en Beleidsevaluatie) convened a meeting on the Evaluation of the Paris Declaration on September 5th 2011 at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague.▶
Can traditional and new donors agree on best development practices, should they, and if so how will they overcome the many challenges to alignment?▶
How can the development agenda be expanded to be more effective and is Busan the right place to do it?International aid as we know it has been evolving for sixty years now. Until recently, effective aid was seen as an effort to reduce poverty and...▶
The 4th High Level Forum on aid effectiveness takes place in Busan, Korea in November. What is the meeting about and how did we get here?▶
Denis Burke has worked in media and communications for the last three years. After a period with AIDS Foundation East-West, he became the Chief Producer of Media and Communications with the World AIDS Campaign. He has also written for a variety of publications about East Asian and international affairs, particularly Tibet.