Development Partnership To Meet In Mexico; Group’s Report Notes Mixed Results

The Guardian: Global partnership gathers in Mexico amid faltering progress and skepticism
“A gaggle of world leaders, diplomats, NGOs, corporate representatives, and think tanks will descend on a Mexico City conference center this week to continue their search for new solutions to old problems. According to the U.K.’s international development secretary, Justine Greening, the first high-level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC), represents an ‘incredibly important opportunity’ to ensure that poor countries receive the skills and investment needed to end their dependency on aid. … The GPEDC’s own progress report — released at the beginning of April — conceded that the results were mixed…” (Jones, 4/14).