The g7+ officially participated in the 76th United Nations General Assembly as Observer.

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The g7+ officially participated in the 76th United Nations General Assembly as Observer

The g7+ officially participated in the 76th United Nations General Assembly as Observer.

For the first time, the Group of Seven Plus (g7+) officially participate in-person at the 76th United Nations General Assembly in its capacity as Observer amid Covid-19 pandemic. Leste), g7+ member countries for their support and the non-g7+ member countries for their co-sponsorship and support. With the observer Status at the UN, it will serve as an avenue for the g7+ to provide collective perspective in the agenda and work of UN, particularly on building and sustaining peace and security, improving peacekeeping operations, COVID-19 Recovery, and the 2030 Agenda. The group will benefit in its close collaboration with the United Nations and its organs in their struggle to achieve lasting peace and stability.

New Deal Compact. Broad consultation was conducted across 10 of the 13 states. Sierra Leone also signed a Mutual Accountability Framework in February 2014, in support of its Agenda for Prosperity and as a vehicle for implementing the New Deal commitments and PSGs.

Since the establishment of the g7+, every new year brings new opportunities, aspirations and of course challenges, which further teach us new ways of handling our journey toward resilience and prosperity. The strategic priorities we agreed upon in the second g7+ Ministerial helped in guiding our journey more strategically. The voice of the g7+ is now being sought in a variety of international forums. We continue to participate in the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and State building and the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation.

South-South in Action: Fragile-to-Fragile Cooperation

Progress in implementing the New Deal

Guinea-Bissau and Union of Comoros became the latest g7+ member to undertake a fragility assessment in March 2014 – bringing the total of fragility assessments conducted to seven. The PSG indicators developed from these assessments offer a menu that can help to measure progress against the PSGs. Somalia developed and signed their New Deal Compact, with funding of USD 2.7 billion pledged by development partners. With this funding set to be used within the country-owned and led framework of the New Deal, this is a BIG deal for Somalia and the g7+. Also during the year South Sudan did a remarkable job of country-wide consultation as they began to develop their own

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