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Development Cooperation Forum

International Development Cooperation

ECOSOC Chamber

The United Nations Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) was created by world leaders in response to the deep changes in the development cooperation landscape and the growing number of development cooperation actors. It reviews trends in international development cooperation and facilitates coherence among the various development actors. The DCF is a universal body. It is also a multistakeholder platform. It brings together decision makers from developing and developed countries, parliamentarians, civil society organizations, local governments and private philanthropic organisations. The DCF sessions and events spur debate on national policies that have succeeded to advance development goals. They reflect on how development cooperation can best help achieve development goals and identify good practice that can be fed back into policy making at the country level.

The 2012 Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) was held on Thursday, 5 July and Friday, 6 July 2012 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. Read more.

The 2014 Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) will be held in July 2014 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. Preparations are ongoing. Read more.

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