Tanzania Coalition on Debt and Development (TCDD) organizes CSOs stakeholders meeting in Dar es Salaam on 9th March 2016 to discuss on Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation Second Round Monitoring in Tanzania. The monitoring exercise is grounded at the developing country level; data is collected under the leadership of developing country governments.
The aim of the workshop was giving feedback on the monitoring process, introducing monitoring tools, agreed on best and simple approaches of coordinating monitoring process to fit remained a short time, collecting views and concerns from stakeholders on the process for the collection of most recent data to ensure credible process.
The workshop brings together CSOs from a different perspective and contributing on how to collect information concerning selected indicators. The exercise aims at monitoring the implementation of selected commitments made in the Busan Partnership Agreement in November 2011 to improve the effectiveness of development co-operation, including tracking of unfinished business from the Paris Declaration.
The purpose of the exercise is to provide evidence on progress, opportunities, and obstacles in the implementation of the commitments for more effective development co-operation in order to; support accountability for the implementation of the EDC commitments, stimulate and inform multi-stakeholder dialogue at country, regional and international levels and promote agreements on specific actions that are needed to enhance successful implementation of the EDC commitments
The evidence gathered through the second monitoring round will feed into a 2016 Progress Report to inform the preparation of the second ministerial-level meeting of the Global Partnership, which will take place in late 2016 in Nairobi.
CSOs stakeholders in Tanzania agreed to monitor indicators which has influenced their daily activities including Indicator 2 which states on “Civil society operates within an environment which maximizes its engagement in and contribution to development”