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The European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad) assessed the results-based approaches as a framework for the aid effectiveness agenda. This was discussed in the report entitled "Hitting the Target? Evaluating the Effectiveness of Results-Based Approaches to Aid" which was written by Javier Pereira and Carlos Villota. The full blown report (PDF file) can be accessed in the Eurodad website.

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.

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30 August 2012

Cambodian NGOs have wound up a national consultation with government and development partners on “governance and development effectiveness” on a strong positive note.

Both government and international aid agencies have agreed that civil society should have a partnership role in the social and economic development of Cambodia. The challenge now is to establish the terms of such a partnership, and the commitment of all sides to share the information needed to plan for the future and assess progress.

Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness has now released a Draft Practitioner's Activity Guide to supplement the Open Forum Toolkits and the International Framework for CSO Development Effectiveness. The aim of this new resource is to train CSO practitioners to transmit the concepts and collective experience behind the International Framework and the accompanying Toolkits, and to help CSOs take those first conceptual and planning steps on the path to improving their effectiveness.

Civil society, through BetterAid, reiterated its position for expanded representation in the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC). In a reaction to a letter sent by the UNDP/OECD Joint Support Team regarding Working Arrangements of GPEDC, civil society representatives Mayra Moro-Coco and Tony Tujan stressed that the multi-stakeholder character of the Global Platform should allow for expanded and more effective representation of civil society in the Post-Busan Governance Structure.

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