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DACnews special alert December 2012

 

DACnews Special Alert, December 2012

Highlights from the DAC High Level Meeting 2012

Development ministers from OECD and emerging economies met in London 4-5 December for the High Level Meeting of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC). Summarizing the outcome, DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood stated: “This high-level meeting was a reflection of the changing world of development co-operation: DAC members and developing countries working in tandem with civil society, the private sector and other partners.” Click here to read the full press release.

The official communiqué was endorsed on 5 December and outlines the full range of discussions and decisions.

The DAC HLM 2012 opened with the launch of the Development Co-operation Report 2012 (DCR). Click here to read the opening remarks of OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría. The Introduction by the DAC Chair, J. Brian Atwood, can be found here. The Guardian covered the launch of the DCR with an article by Mark Tran.

The HLM also commemorated 50 years of DAC peer reviews.  

Photos from the HLM are available on the OECD’s Flickr account.

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