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The International TOSSD Task Force is an inclusive group of experts from provider countries, recipient countries and multilateral organisations that has been collectively developing TOSSD since 2017. The International TOSSD Task Force makes all documents publicly available, fully respecting the recommendation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda that, in July 2015, called for the development of TOSSD in an “open, inclusive and transparent manner”. This page provides details of the International TOSSD Task Force members, the meetings held, the documents discussed and the decisions taken.

Highlights from the 12th Task Force meeting

The 12th International Task Force meeting took place virtually on 9 and 11 March 2021. At the meeting, the TOSSD Task Force Secretariat presented members the first TOSSD dataset and the updated website. Members discussed key strategic objectives and activities to promote the TOSSD framework and the use of TOSSD data in 2021. They also discussed a proposal to develop a basic manual of procedures for the Task Force. The TOSSD Task Force Secretariat updated members on the work of the IAEG-SDGs working group on measurement of development support.

What does the International TOSSD Task Force do?

The International TOSSD Task Force was created in July 2017 and currently has 29 members and 7 observers. The participants are statistical and development policy experts from provider countries, recipient countries and multilateral organisations. The International TOSSD Task Force established the first version of the TOSSD methodology in 2019, illustrated in the document “TOSSD Reporting Instructions”, and continues to work on its further development.

For these processes, the International TOSSD Task Force consults experts on specific issues for example on peace & security and communicable diseases. The Civil Society community also participates in the Task Force as an observer.


representatives

Task Force members

Co-chairs

  • European Union
    • Mr Laurent Sarazin
  • South Africa
    • Mr Risenga Maluleke

Countries

  • Bangladesh
    • Dr Md. Rezaul Bashar Siddique
  • Brazil
    • Mr Marcio L. Correa (ABC – Brazil)
    • Mr José Eduardo Malta de Sá Brandão (IPEA)
    • Ms. Denise Kronemberger (IBGE)
  • Burkina Faso
    • Mr Windbenedo Jean Marie Kebre
    • Mr Kassoum Bikienga
  • Chile
    • Mr Enrique O’Farrill-Julien
    • Mr Marco Ibarra
    • Mr Marco Fernandez
  • Colombia
    • Ms Karen Lizeth Chavez Quintero
    • Mr Edgar Andrés Rodríguez Duran
  • Costa Rica
    • Mr Adrián Moreira
  • Canada
    • Mr Maher Mamhikoff
  • Denmark
    • Ms Thea Christiansen
  • Egypt
    • Mrs Reem Mohamed El Sebaie
  • European Union
    • Mr Jérôme Le Roy
    • Ms Elise Hadman
  • France
    • Mr Duncan Toulon
  • Gabon
    • Mr Jean Nestor Nguema Mebane
  • Ghana
    • Ms Marian Kpakpah
  • Indonesia
    • Dr Arifin Rudiyanto
    • Ms Amalia Adininggar Widyasanti - Ibu Winny
  • Japan
    • Mr Ginga Kobayashi
  • Nigeria
    • Dr Pius O. Osunyikanmi
    • Mr J.O Olugbemi
    • Ms Grace I. Udo-Aluya
  • Philippines
    • Mr Claire Dennis S. Mapa
    • Ms Rosalinda Bautista
    • Ms Wilma A. Guillen
  • Senegal
    • Mr Insa Sadio
  • South Africa
    • Mr Pali Jobo Lehohla
  • Sweden
    • Ms Magda Berhe
  • Timor Leste
    • Ms Felicia Carvalho
  • Tunisia
    • Mr Hedi Saidi
    • Mr Mohamed Frigui
  • United Kingdom
    • Mr James Cole
  • United States
    • Ms Joan Atherton
    • Mr Marco Sotelino
    • Ms Kimberly Smith

International organisations

  • IADB
    • Ms Amy Lewis
  • IsDB
    • Mr Areef Suleman
  • SESRIC
    • H.E. Mr Nebil Dabur / Mr Atilla Karaman

Observers to the Task Force

  • CAITEC – People's Republic of China
    • Ms Mao Xiaojing
  • CSO representatives
    • Mr Luca De Fraia
    • Mr Brian Tomlinson
    • Ms Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo
  • Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development – Germany
    • Ms Carmen Beatrice Eßer
    • Ms Daniela Krahl
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Romania
    • Ms Diana-Laura Ionita
  • NORAD – Norway
    • Ms Katrine Heggedal
  • Ministry of Economic Development – Russian Federation 
    • Mr Anton Tsvetov
    • Ms Sophia Litvinova
  • Foreign Affairs Secretariat (SRE) – Mexico 
    • Mr Gerardo Bracho Carpizo
    • Ms Fabiola Soto Narváez

Latest video

Mr. Jean Nestor Nguema Mebane - Gabon perspective on TOSSD

Mr. Jean Nestor Nguema Mebane - Deputy Director-General of Statistics in the Ministry of Economics and Finance of Gabon- shares his country perspective on TOSSD at the Task Force meeting in Pretoria, February 2020.


Meeting documents

2021

June 29 and 30

13th Task Force meeting of the TOSSD Task Force, virtual meeting

 

March 9 and 11                    

12th Task Force meeting of the TOSSD Task Force, virtual meeting

2019

Oct. 2-3

9th meeting of the TOSSD Task Force, Washington, D.C., USA 

Oct. 01

TOSSD Task Force / CSO meeting

Informal Briefing on TOSSD for IDB Executive Directors

June 6

Consultation on TOSSD with Latin American and Caribbean countries and organisations - Ottawa, Canada

June 4-5

8th meeting of the TOSSD Task Force - Ottawa, Canada

Apr. 17

Consultation with CSOs in the margins of the FfD Forum 

Feb.

Resources for reporters to the TOSSD Data Survey

  • TOSSD Code Lists 
  • TOSSD Data Form 

Feb. 05

Expert meeting on “Tracking support to SDGs – the case of peace and security” – Paris, France

Feb. 01

Emerging TOSSD Reporting Instructions, validated by the Task Force

Jan. 30 - Feb. 1

7th meeting of the TOSSD Task Force - Paris, France

2018

Dec. 20

Emerging TOSSD Reporting Instructions, to be validated by the Task Force

Nov. 19

Emerging TOSSD Reporting Instructions, as validated by the Task Force at its meeting on 5-8 November 2018

Nov. 5-8

6th meeting of the TOSSD Task Force - Stockholm, Sweden

Sept. 25-26

5th meeting of the TOSSD Task Force - Accra, Ghana

Jul. 12

Emerging TOSSD Reporting Instructions, to be validated by the Task Force (as of 12 July 2018 - version used for the Costa Rica Pilot)

May 31

Consultation on TOSSD with the Civil Society Organisations

May 29-30

4th meeting of the TOSSD Task Force - Brussels, Belgium

Mar. 15

Consultation on TOSSD with the Export Credit Group 

Jan. 24-25

3rd meeting of the TOSSD Task Force - Ottawa, Canada