Because IHP+ encompasses a commitment to equity, most signatories to it focus on women and children.
European donors, led originally by the United Kingdom, created the IHP+ based on their commitment to country ownership and accountability, and in response to the Paris and Accra agreements, not parallel to them.
The evaluation methodology is complex and there are many areas that need improvement, such as how to interpret data collected on civil society participation in the IHP+ processes at country level.
This process provides an excellent example for what the IHP+ aims to do today.
The IHP+: a welcome initiative with an uncertain future.