At the OECD Working Party on Aid Effectiveness(WP-EFF) conference held in Paris on last October 6th and 7th, potentially agreed to include new paradigm that enhances substantial impact and effectiveness of development cooperation activities through comprehensive cooperations not only between traditionally developed and developing countries but also between newly-emerging countries, private corporations and civil society in the conclusion document of Busan High Level Forum
This conference is a last OECD conference to prepare for Busan High Level Forum, and about 300 representatives of developed countries, developing countries, international organizations, private enterprises and civil society has participated, and the representatives of newly-emerging countries such as China, Brazil and Mexico who had showed passive reactions in development dicussions led by developed countries also participated and actively made statements.
HLF-4, which will be held in Busan, South Korea, is a major, high-level conference in development cooperation area. In this year, ministers from 100 countries and heads of 40 international organizations in total 2,500 top personnel will be attending the conference. Including UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, OECD secretary-general Angel Gurria, prime minister of Ethiopia, Solomon island, East Timor and US secretary of state Hillary Clinton etc.