With a plethora of heads of state, Ministers, CEOs and Executive Directors of UN agencies, NGOs, and development banks, the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) held its 2nd High Level Meeting at the beginning of this month. The Global Partnership was created at the Fourth High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan in 2011, […]
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The scale of the non-communicable disease challenge the world faces is staggering. Tackling the NCD crisis will require a significant shift in the way we live and work. This can only be achieved through an ‘all-of-society’ approach, systematically combining the power and reach of all sectors. The Partnering Initiative (TPI), the Union for International Cancer […]
TPI’s global partnership initiative, Business Partnership Action (BPA), has supported the development, over the last few years, of several in-country platforms, including the Zambia Business in Development Facility (ZBIDF), platforms in Mozambique and Colombia, and most recently the East Africa Humanitarian and Private Sector Partnerships Platform (HPPP). TPI has also collaborated with World Vision to produce a […]
By Dave Prescott The private sector, both multi-national and national, turned out in force for a dedicated Business Forum at the second High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) in Nairobi last week. The Forum was convened and hosted by TPI along with a group of partners including the ICC, […]
Constituency models are generally acknowledged as the most appropriate and representative governance form for global health partnerships, particularly for those with a large number of stakeholders tackling complex, systemic issues. The model is not perfect, however, and the advent of the SDGs and the new emphasis on universalism has encouraged many partnerships to reflect on their mandate, remit and working practices.