Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD-DAC)


  • States of Fragility 2015: Meeting Post-2015 Ambitions

    This report on fragility contributes to the broader debate to define and implement post-2015 SDGs. It points out that addressing fragility in the new framework will be crucial if strides in reducing poverty are to be made.

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  • DACnews February 2015

    This issue of the DACnews looks at many of the new tools and approaches that will characterise the post-2015 era: rules for defining what counts as official development assistance, incentives for taking development to scale, ways of measuring poverty and prosperity, and insights for shaping development policy, to name a few.

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  • 2015 Global Forum on Development

    The 2015 Global Forum on Development will be held on 1 April at the OECD headquarters in Paris with the theme “Post-2015 Financing for Sustainable Development”. Registration is now open and the agenda is available online.

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The DAC: Enabling effective development

Through inclusive partnerships for development, the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) helps ensure better lives for people in the developing world by:

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For 50 years now, the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) has grouped the world’s main donors, defining and monitoring global standards in key areas of development.

The Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD) supports the DAC, contributing to developing better policies for better lives through transparent data on development finance, and improved development co-operation practices and policies.

The DAC has played a role in forging major international development commitments, including the Millennium Development Goals and the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.