The Monitoring Survey of the Principles for Good International Engagement in Fragile States and Situations provides one of the only sources of evidence of development impact in fragile and conflict-affected states. Based on 13 national consultations and using a mixed methods approach, the survey has catalysed dialogue among national and international stakeholders and contributed to deepening consensus on key goals and priorities. This report synthesises main findings and recommendations from across these 13 countries, providing evidence from the ground of what works and what doesn’t.
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-Foreword -Acknowledgements -Acronyms and abbreviations -Executive summary -Introduction LESSONS LEARNED AND RECOMMENDATIONS -Principle 1. Take context as the starting point -Principle 2. Do no harm -Principle 3. Focus on statebuilding as the central objective -Principle 4. Prioritise prevention -Principle 5. Recognise the links between political, security and development objectives -Principle 6. Promote non-discrimination as a basis for inclusive and stable societies -Principle 7. Align with local priorities in different ways in different contexts -Principle 8. Agree on practical co-ordination mechanisms -Principle 9. Act fast... But stay engaged long enough to give success a chance -Principle 10. Avoid pockets of exclusion -Conclusions Annex A. The principles for good international engagement in fragile states and situations Annex B. How do fragile states survey countries fare against the paris declaration's indicators of progress? Annex C. Methodology for the fragile states principles monitoring survey Bibliography Glossary of key terms