There is a growing interest among DCED member agencies in cost-sharing partnerships with individual businesses as a means to achieve both commercial and (economic) development goals. Meanwhile, business leaders are increasingly interested in social and developmental issues.
This trend is exemplified by the "Joint Statement on Expanding and Enhancing Public-Private Cooperation
”, agreed at the 2011 High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan and signed by the DCED. Read more
Similarly, DCED member agencies issued the "Bilateral Donors' Statement in Support of Private Sector Partnerships for Development
" at the UN Private Sector Forum on the Millennium Development Goals in 2010. Click here
for the full report of the UN Private Sector Forum
This area of the website contains useful information and resources on partnerships as well as Inclusive Business. Click on an entry below to access further resources:
Suggestions for additions to these pages are welcome at any time. Click here
to contact the DCED Secretariat.
Photograph courtesy of Martin Edstroem.