Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health

Recommendation 5: Country compacts

By 2012, in order to facilitate resource tracking, “compacts” between country governments and all major development partners are in place that require reporting, based on a format to be agreed in each country, on externally funded expenditures and predictable commitments.

Strategic Workplan

The following table presents the indicators, targets, lead partners related to monitoring progress against Recommendation 5:


H4+ and UN support countries in developing country agreements with external partners, and external partners encouraged to comply

Indicator / targets

At least 50 countries have formal agreements with donors by 2015

Lead partner

H4+ and UN support countries. IHP+ playing a role in several countries. Bilaterals and CSO/NGOs encouraged to support the process through their country representatives

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