Slovenia’s accession comes as the country has worked to keep up its official development assistance (ODA) levels despite the economic crisis. Its 2012 ODA stood at USD 58 million, or 0.13 percent of its gross national income.
On 5 December, the OECD will launch the Development Cooperation Report 2013: Ending Poverty. To coincide with this, Intelligence Squared will host a panel of experts to discuss the key issues that the report raises. For more information, visit the Intelligence Squared event page.
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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:
Understanding development finance
We monitor and share statistics as well as information on the architecture of official development assistance (ODA) and other aid flows to help ensure transparency and effectiveness.
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.