Rwanda Civil Society Commits to the Principles of Busan Partnership

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 00:00 -- content_manager01

The Rwanda Civil Society Platform organized a Public Policy Dialogue on Development last 31 August 2012 in Kigali, Rwanda as a venue to domesticate the results of the Fourth High Level Forum (HLF-4) within the Rwanda context. The activity was attended by Honourable Nkusi Juvenal of the Rwanda Parliament; Mr Lane Mears, chair of the NINGO Forum representing the INGOs, and; Mr Munyamaliza Edouard, the spokesperson of the Rwanda Civil Society and the host of the Public Policy Dialogue. It also saw the participation of Mr. Vitalice Meja, Coordinator of Reality of Aid-Africa, as one of the resource persons tapped to discuss development effectiveness and civil society involvement in the process.

The Public Policy Dialogue brought forward key recommendations based on the Principles of the Busan Partnership. These recommendations were addressed to the Government of Rwanda, the Rwandan Parliament, Development Partners and the Rwanda Civil Society.

In a statement released last August 31, the participants of the Public Policy Dialogue re-affirms the CSO commitment in promoting human rights based approach to aid effectiveness and supports development cooperation that address poverty reduction, social protection, sustainable economic growth and development.