Global Issues and Policies


Brian Tomlinson, 2017.  Implementing a Human Rights Based Approach: Lessons from the experience of providers’ international assistance, AidWatch Canada, August 2017.

Brian Tomlinson, 2017.  2016 GPEDC Indicator Two Monitoring: An Analysis of Country Responses, June 2017.

Bena, Farida, with Brian Tomlinson, 2017. The outcome of the 2cd High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation and why it matters, January 2017.

Reality of Aid Coordinating Committee, 2016. Undermining Democratic Country Ownership: Embedding northern development agendas through technical cooperation?, a chapter for the 2016 Global Reality of Aid Report, prepared by Brian Tomlinson on behalf of the Coordinating Committee.

Brian Tomlinson, 2016. Global Aid Trends, 2016, Financing Agenda 2030:  Where are the Resources, in the Reality of Aid Network, 2016 Global Reality of Aid Report, October 2016.

Brian Tomlinson, 2016. “Assessment of the [GPEDC] Nairobi Outcome Document:  Opportunities and challenges,” AidWatch Canada, December 2016.

Brian Tomlinson, 2016. Reflections on the Second GPEDC Progress Report, AidWatch Canada, November 2016.

Brian Tomlinson, 2014. “Fit for Purpose: ODA and the financing of the Post-2015 Development Agenda,” in The Reality of Aid Network, Reality of Aid 2014 Global Report, December 2014.

Brian Tomlinson, 2012. “Global Aid Trends: A growing donor private sector orientation in a multi-stakeholder aid architecture”, in The Reality of Aid Network, Reality of Aid 2012 Report, December 2012.

Brian Tomlinson, 2012. CSOs on the Road from Accra to Busan: CSO Initiatives to Strengthen Development Effectiveness, Documenting the experiences of the CSO BetterAid Platform and the Open Forum on CSO Development Effectiveness, BetterAid and Ibon Foundation, June 2012.

Brian Tomlinson, 2012. “Civil Society Organizations and International NGOs: Ways forward in implementing the IATI Standard for Aid Transparency”, A background paper prepared for the IATI CSO Working Group, June 2012.  See also a proposed protocol for CSO publication to the IATI Standard.

Brian Tomlinson, 2012. Good Practice in Donor Engagement with Civil Society? A Commentary on Partnering with Civil Society: Twelve Lessons from DAC Peer Reviews, AidWatch Canada, Briefing Paper #2, November 2012.

Brian Tomlinson, 2011. The Busan Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation: Foundations for development effectiveness?, AidWatch Canada Biefing Paper #1, December 2011.

Brian Tomllinson, 2011. From Accra to Busan: The road we’ve traveled, AidWatch Canada, Speech to the Global Civil Society Forum, Busan, South Korea, November 2011

Jacqueline Wood and Henri Valot, Strengthening Civil Society’s Roles and Voice: Reflections on CSO Engagement with the Accra Third High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, CCIC, CIVICUS and IBON Foundation, October 2009.  A documentation of the CSO experience in organizing the September 2008 Accra High Level Forum and its impact on global CSOs.

Brian Tomlinson, 2005. The Politics of the Millennium Development Goals: Contributions to Strategies for Ending Poverty? A Background Paper, May 2005, Canadian Council for International Cooperation.

Summary of Main Arguments and Conclusions

Part One:  The Politics of the MDGs and Poverty Eradication

Part Two:  Financing the MDGs Through a Global Partnership for Development

Part Three:  Canada and the Global Partnership for Development