Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD-DAC)

Focus

  • Development aid rises again in 2016

    Development aid reached a new peak of USD 142.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 8.9% from 2015 after adjusting for exchange rates and inflation.

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  • Development co-operation news and events

    This issue focuses on the Global Forum on Development 2017, Poland's first DAC Peer Review, financing sustainable development in Small-Island Developing States, Highlights from the Temporary Working Group on Refugees and Migration, and much more...

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  • Global Forum on Development 2017

    On 5 April 2017, the Global Forum will take stock of existing initiatives to catalyse the power of the private sector in supporting the Sustainable Development Goals, explore new avenues of partnerships to mobilise the necessary resources and understand how the OECD can help.

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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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ABOUT DAC AND DCD

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.