The first high-level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation opened on Tuesday in Mexico City, and discussions centered on the “how” of development cooperation, including country-led development, linking aid to budgets and best practices in working with foundations.
As the World Bank moves toward its July 1 implementation date for President Jim Kim's ambitious reforms, it has become clear that the real work is still ahead. An in-depth analysis after the institution's spring meetings by Devex reporter Paul Stephens.
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