Read the Trade Union statement on the Nairobi Outcome Document (NOD) of the 2nd High Level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC), Nairobi, Kenya, 28 November-1 December 2016. [FR] [ES]
The TUDCN announced the launch of a Global Partnership Initiative on Social Dialogue in Developemt at the HLM2 and invited interested parties to join.
Trade Union speakers:
High Level Meeting (ministerial):
- Plenary - Taking Stock: Progress and challenges for effective development Report available here
Anne Cécile Coly (Union Nationale des Syndicats Autonomes du Sénégal - UNSAS)
- Amphitheater - What Do We Gain Or Lose By Expanding The Development Effectiveness Agenda? Video recording of the session available here
Hilma Mote (International Trade Union Confederation – Africa)
- Plenary - Moving forward: How effective development can deliver the 2030 Agenda Report available here
Marita González (Confederación General del Trabajo (CGT) – Argentina)
- Plenary - Our Shared Future: Achieving Prosperous Business, thriving Society, and a Healthy Environment Report available here
Julius Cainglet (Federation of Free Workers (FFW) – Philippines)
- Plenary - Inclusive and Effective Development Cooperation to Achieve the SDGs Lessons learned from South-South And Triangular Cooperation Report available here
Andrés Larisgoitia (C.T.A. de los Trabajadores - CTA Argentina)
- Amphitheatre - An indicator on Youth in the monitoring framework: a missing link? Our highlights Youth Statement to HLM2
Jayne Muthoni Njoki (Central Organisation of Trade Unions – Kenya - COTU-K)
- Plenary - From Global Goals to Action: Unleashing the Power of Partnerships Report available here
Caroline Khamati Mugalla (East African Trade Union Confederation - EATUC)
The Nairobi Civil Society Forum 2016 is a one day event that brought together Civil Society Organisations attending HLM2. It was organised by the CSO Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation. The full programme is available here
- On Tuesday 29 November, the ITUC organised a workshop entitled Making the Private Sector Accountable. A CSO assessment of the main private sector instruments for development cooperation was presented and discussed, with a particular emphasis on innovative public finance mechanisms that can help mitigate risk for private investor (PPPs, blending). Specific CSO recommendations were made in order to guarantee the private sector’s compliance with the Busan commitments, especially with respect to transparency and accountability. Joan Lanfranco (ITUC) facilitated the session and Alex Nkosi (ITUC-Africa) was a member of the panel along with Amy Dodd (UK Aid Network), Julie Seghers (Oxfam France), Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo (IBON International).
- CSO Forum Workshop - Accountability in South-South Cooperation: What is the Country Level State of Play? This event was jointly organised by Reality of Aid Network and Oxfam South Africa. Thiago Maeda (Central Única dos Trabalhadores - CUT Brazil) was a member of the panel.
- Breakout Session: Delivering CSO Evidence: Global Launch of 2016 CPDE Reports
This event was organised by the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness, Asia Pacific Research Network and IBON International. Diego López González (ITUC) was a penellist.
Read the full Trade Union messages to the 2nd High Level Meeting of the GPEDC
The Trade Union Development Cooperation Network (TUDCN) also had a booth in the HLM2 Marketplace where participants could pick up a hard copy of the following publications:
- The relevance of social dialogue in development
- The development effectiveness of supporting the private sector with ODA funds
- Business Accountability FOR Development
- Trade Union Principles and Guidelines on Development Effectiveness
The following videos relate to the TUDCN’s work:
- What is the Trade Union Development Cooperation Network (TUDCN)?
- Social Dialogue Through History
- Trade Unions in the informal sector - Rwanda’s moto-taxi drivers