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Web portal: Healthy DEvelopments

Healthy DEvelopments: Hospital in Vietnam. Urheberrecht: GIZ

The web portal Healthy DEvelopments is online at This microsite showcases Germany's commitment to health and social pro­tec­tion in partner coun­tries world-wide. It covers news from German-supported programmes and relevant conferences as well as innovative methods and tools, good practices and topics for discussion by health and social protection exports. Since the portal aims to reach interested de­vel­op­ment practitioners worldwide it reports in English rather than in German. And for each of its news items, tools and videos, it invites visitors to comment, thus providing a platform for lively debate on current challenges and promising practices for partner countries' health and social protection systems.

Curious? Check it out at Healthy DEvelopments

G7 Progress Report

G7 progress report

The Japanese G7 presidency has published its accountability report, the Ise-Shima Progress Report. The G7 regularly report on the progress of the commitments made at the annual summits to provide transparency and increase credibility. Full reports on the implementation of the commitments are produced every three years.

You can read the full report here (PDF 4.3 MB) and the summary here (PDF 2.7 MB).

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Aid Effectiveness

Logo: Building Block Managing diversity and Reducing Fragmentation

The Building Block "Managing Di­ver­si­ty and Reducing Frag­men­ta­tion" is one of eight Building Blocks that have been launched at the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan in December 2011. The Build­ing Block dedicates its work to the question of how aid diversity can best be man­aged and fragmentation and proliferation ideally be reduced. more


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