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Governance and Institution Building: Lessons from fragile and conflict affected states.

A speech given by Chair of the g7+, Her Excellency Emilia Pires, during the meeting of the High Level Panel on the Post 2015 Development Agenda in Monrovia, Liberia. I would like to thank the Liberian Government and the Liberian people for hosting


The Dili Consensus is presented and endorsed at the Dili International Conference

Mar 1, 2013 After hearing back from the Facilitators of the Breakout Groups this morning, and from those close to the workings of the High Level Panel advising the Secretary General on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, it was time to have the pres


g7+ holds meeting on Private Sector Investment and Job Creation

On the 19th of April the g7+ partnered with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark to present an event focussed on the role of private sector development in g7+ countries. In her opening remarks


The New Deal central to Timor-Leste's Development Partnerships

Over 350 delegates gathered for the Timor-Leste Development Partners Meeting (TLDPM) held at the Dili Convention Centre on the 19th and 20th of June. Participants including Members of Government, National Parliament, the Diplomatic Corps, Civil So


Somali Government gives green light to the New Deal Process

On Tuesday the 14th of May 2013 the Federal Government of Somalia held a kick off event on the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States. The event was officially opened by the Prime Minister of Somalia H.E. Abdi Farah Shirdon noting We are commit


South Sudan Develops a New Deal Compact

South Sudan is developing a New Deal Compact that will serve as an umbrella agreement between the Government of South Sudan and development partners. The New Deal describes such a compact as a mechanism to implement country owned vision and planni


A New Deal Compact for Somalia

The implementation of the New Deal in Somalia took a new step forward at the Conference on A New Deal for Somalia held in Brussels on the 16th of September. At the conference Somalia’s New Deal Compact was endorsed by the Federal Government of S


Fragility Spectrum Note Launched

Last night the Fragility Spectrum Note was formally launched in a reception hosted by the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, H.E. Augustin Matata Ponyo in Kinshasa. The Chair of the g7+ and Minister of Finance of Timor-Leste, H.E.


UN Peacekeeping Office Closes in Sierra Leone

The g7+ congratulates Sierra Leone on the official closure of the United Nations Peacekeeping Office announced by the President of Sierra Leone, H.E. Dr Ernest Bai Koroma and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, in an even


The g7+ signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Labor Organisation

A Memorandum of Understanding between the g7+ Secretariat and the International Labor Organization was signed on 20 March 2014 in Geneva. The MoU was signed by Dr. Helder da Costa, the General Secretary of the g7+ and Mr. Guy Ryder, Director Gener