UCLG Champion Vrbanovic joins 13th SC meeting of GPEDC

May 12, 2017     cib    

April saw the first Steering Committee of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) since its successful High-Level Meeting which took place in Nairobi in November 2016. UCLG Champion for Development Cooperation Mr. Berry Vrbanovic, Mayor of Kitchener and UCLG Treasurer, represented UCLG at the meeting, chaired by the new co-chairs Germany, Bangladesh and Uganda.

UCLG champions share local perspective on development effectiveness agenda

December 30, 2016     cib    

At the end of November, delegations from all around the world gathered in Nairobi for the second High Level Meeting (HLM-2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC). The adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development stood central in Nairobi, as it demands for a review and renewal of the development effectiveness agenda. UCLG was also present at this high profile event, to underline among other that the success of the Sustainable Development Gaoals depends on whether they will be carried out correctly, namely at the local level.

Preparing for the High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership on Effective Development Co-operation

November 07, 2016     cib    

At the end of this month, Nairobi will host the Second High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC).

How to advance effective development : going local

June 24, 2016     cib    

"Local governments can be a very important catalyser to address the challenges that we have identified in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and other international agreements", said UCLG Deputy Secretary General Emilia Sáiz at a workshop of the Global Partnership on Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) in Barcelona.

Further recognition of the role of local governments in the Global Partnership on Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC)

March 09, 2016     cib    

UCLG to host GPEDC workshop on 21-22 June

How do partners of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation concretely work to achieve better development results on the ground? UCLG is pleased to announce that it will host the Global Partnership Initiatives (GPI) acceleration workshop in Barcelona next June, to discuss among national states, civil society organisations, trade unions, parliamentarians, private sector and foundations which approaches and partnerships work best to achieve sustainable development.

Further recognition of the role of local governments in the Global Partnership on Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC)

March 09, 2016     cib    

UCLG to host GPEDC workshop on 21-22 June

How do partners of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation concretely work to achieve better development results on the ground? UCLG is pleased to announce that it will host the Global Partnership Initiatives (GPI) acceleration workshop in Barcelona next June, to discuss among national states, civil society organisations, trade unions, parliamentarians, private sector and foundations which approaches and partnerships work best to achieve sustainable development.

Local and regional governments to play an important role in inclusive development cooperation

September 09, 2015     cib    

The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC)  Steering Committee met on 3 and 4 September in Mexico, hosted by the Mexican Minister of External Relations. UCLG Champion on Development Cooperation, Berry Vrbanovic, Mayor of Kitchener and Vice-Treasurer of UCLG, supported by the CIB Working Group Secretariat,  attended the meeting on behalf of the local and regional  constituency represented by UCLG WS and FOGAR in this forum.

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