Evaluation of the Implementation of the Paris Declaration

Joint Evaluation
Bernard Wood , Dorte Kabell , Nansozi Muwanda , Francisco Sagasti
This report synthesises the results of the fi rst evaluation of the early implementation of the Paris Declaration, from March 2005 to late 2007. It comprises extensive assessments in eight countries, together with “lighter” studies on eleven Development Partner or “donor”1 agencies, focussing at the headquarters level.The Paris Declaration is a political agenda for action, not just a technical agreement. The reports have underlined the fact that the entire Paris Declaration and its commitments are political undertakings. In the diffi cult processes required for implementation, real issues of power and political economy come into play, in many cases requiring political solutions

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