Towards a new sustainable development architecture

DCF Advisory Group Special Event was arranged on 29 November 2011, in conjunction with the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, Republic of South Korea

With the theme “Rethinking Development: Towards a New Sustainable Development Architecture”, the meeting was held in preparation for the 2012 DCF and as a contribution to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).

The event discussed the implications of the sustainable development agenda for international development cooperation. It also debated the challenges and opportunities for donor and programme countries arising from the concept of sustainable development.

Also, the potential impact of this concept on aid quantity, quality and allocation between countries, regions and sectors was discussed. Participants came from developing and developed countries, civil society, parliamentarians, and international organizations.

For more information: http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/newfunct/advisory.shtml