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Session 5, Ensuring the quality and effectiveness of development cooperation, 2014 Development Cooperation Forum
11 Jul 2014 -  ECOSOC Development Cooperation Forum
Theme: “Bringing the future of development cooperation to post-2015” - Session 5 “Ensuring the quality and effectiveness of development cooperation”
Discussion questions
• What has worked in different contexts to make development cooperation effective, coherent and accountable, and why?
• How can these lessons be usefully featured in a post-2015 development agenda?
• How can accountability mechanisms at local, national, regional and global levels be used to produce and incentivize positive behaviour change among providers and recipients of development cooperation?

Chair
His Excellency Martin Sajdik (Austria), President of the Economic and Social Council

Moderator
Mr. Danny Sriskandarajah, Secretary-General, CIVICUS
Keynote addresses

Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
His Excellency Juan Manuel Valle Pereña, Executive Director, Agency of International Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico

Panellists
His Excellency Toikeusse Albert Mabri, Minister of Planning and Development, Côte d’Ivoire
Her Excellency Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance, Timor-Leste
Mr. Anthony Smith, Head, International Relations, Department for International Development, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Josef Moser, Secretary-General, International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions

Lead discussants
His Excellency Felix Mutati, Member of Parliament, Zambia
Her Excellency Nomveliso Nyukwana, Mayor of Emalahleni Municipality, South Africa

Interactive discussion
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