Doha Follow Up Declaration on Financing for Development, Doha, Qatar, 29 November-2 December 2008

Sectors : Quality of aid, Political governance
Organisation : UN
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“We reaffirm the political declaration on ‘Africa’s development needs: state of implementation of various commitments, challenges and the way forward’,2F adopted at the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on 22 September 2008. We further reaffirm our commitment to provide and strengthen support to the special needs of Africa and stress that eradicating poverty, particularly in Africa, is the greatest global challenge facing the world today...We reaffirm the commitment of all States to establish a monitoring mechanism to follow up on all commitments related to the development of Africa as contained in the political declaration on ‘Africa’s development needs’. All commitments to and by Africa should be effectively implemented and given appropriate follow-up by the international community and Africa itself. We underscore the urgency of addressing the special needs of Africa based on a partnership among equals.”