Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD-DAC)


  • Slovenia's foreign aid budget has been steadily rising

    The first DAC Peer Review of Slovenia welcomes a steady rise in Slovenia’s foreign aid budget in the last few years, although it notes that an increase in funds spent on hosting foreign refugees arriving in Slovenia has been a factor pushing up official development assistance (ODA) levels. In-donor refugee costs made up 11.2% of Slovenia’s ODA in 2015.

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  • Profiles of providers of development co-operation

    These profiles give an objective analysis of the latest official data on development finance by 50 DAC and other providers with estimates for a further 10 countries that are priority partners for the DAC. These profiles are Part Two of the Development Co-operation Report, the full report will be released in October.

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  • 6th Global Review of Aid for Trade

    Global Review 2017 of Aid for Trade, “Promoting Trade, Inclusiveness and Connectivity For Sustainable Development”, will be held at the WTO in Geneva from 11 to 13 July 2017.

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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 over 50 years, 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 supports the UN in ensuring the success of the Sustainable Development Goals and has played a role in forging major international development commitments, including the Millennium Development Goals and the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.