DCED 38th Annual Meeting, June 2016, Sweden


The 2016 Annual Meeting was hosted by the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) at their training centre, the Sida Partnerships Forum, in Härnösand.

You can view the final Minutes from the Annual Meeting here.

Location: Härnösand, Sweden

Date: Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 June 2016

Wednesday, 15 June: Thematic Day

The Thematic Day focused on Partnerships with the Private Sector for Sustainable Development. The agenda for the Thematic Day, prepared by Sida, can be viewed here.

It aimed to stimulate a dialogue between companies and donors on current practice and ways ahead. The agenda included speakers from Tetra Laval, Löfbergs, WWF, UNIDO and H&M, as well as Sida and DCED. In addition, the OECD shared insights and practical lessons emerging from their recent peer learning of donors’ experiences in partnerships with business.You can view the available presentations below:

Thursday, 16 June: Annual Meeting Business Day

The formal business day (16 June) included review of  progress during the last year and agreement on the work plan and budget for FY 2016-2017. Member agencies also presented on priorities and trends in their organisation.

Member agency updates (note that many members spoke without a presentation, but that you can find much more information about the PSD policies of individual agencies here):