The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Program will hold a Development Partners’ Meeting on 3 December 2021 via web-based conferencing.
The Development Partners’ Meeting serves as a forum for discussions among GMS senior officials, representatives of development partners, private sector, and civil society that are actively involved in the GMS Program. Objectives of the upcoming meeting are
- To brief development partners on the two strategic documents endorsed at the 7th GMS Summit of Leaders: the GMS Economic Cooperation Program Strategic Framework 2030 (GMS–2030) and the GMS COVID-19 Response and Recovery Plan 2021-2023 (COVID-19 Plan);
- To exchange ideas on how development partners can contribute to the GMS-2030 and COVID-19 initiatives, capitalizing on experiences and approaches for effective engagement and partnerships through co-financing, technical assistance, and knowledge sharing;
- To give updates on the implementation progress of the GMS Regional Investment Framework (RIF) 2022, inform development partners of the new RIF 2025, and discuss potential areas for cooperation; and
- To discuss the new approach for development partner engagement in the GMS Program.
GMS Senior officials and representatives of development partner organizations are invited to register to participate in this meeting.