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Read below the full speech of Emele Duituturaga, Co-Chair of the Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness, given in the closing ceremony of the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness:

President Lee

Your Excellencies

Heads of Government


1 December, Busan, Republic of Korea: “By participating in high level negotiations on aid and development for the first time, people’s organizations can take credit for cementing democratic ownership and human rights in the Busan Outcome Document – but more works needs to be done on advancing fav

Brussels, 1 December (ITUC OnLine): Decent Work has been included in the international development effectiveness agenda for the first time, following strong representations from the international trade union movement at the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, Korea this week.

Women’s organisations from around the world have chosen not to endorse the current Busan Joint Action Plan on Gender Equality and Development that US Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton will launch today.