To protect and advance the policy gains from engaging the 2nd High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC HLM2) in 2016, CPDE need to sustain the advocacy for universalising effective development cooperation (uEDC). The development cooperation actors present in this meeting renewed the commitments to uphold the principles and values espoused in the various outcome documents of previous High Level Forums on aid effectiveness (i.e., Rome, Paris, Accra, and Busan). CPDE’s 2017 policy goals focused on ensuring that the renewed commitments are translated to time-bound action plans.
CPDE expands its work beyond GPEDC to monitor the application of EDC principles in the 2030 Agenda, most especially in development partnerships (DPs) where the means of implementation (MOI) of these goals are discussed. Some of these policy institutions are the European Union Policy Forum for Development (EU-PFD), the Forum on Financing for Development (FfD), the UN Development Cooperation Forum (UN DCF), and the OECD Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC). Some of the important developments in these arenas were: