DCD supplies technical expertise for the OECD Development Assistance Committee and helps build consensus among its members and the wider development community to improve development effectiveness.
The DCD Director is Jon Lomoy and the Deputy-Director is Brenda Killen.
In DCD, we contribute to developing better policies for better lives by:
DCD also works closely with other OECD development resources:
: partnerships with non-OECD members for truly global development
- The Africa Partnership Forum: encompassing the Africa Union, NEPAD, G8 and non-G8 OECD countries
: Paris21 works with 120 countries to target and measure the impact of poverty-reduction policies using a proven approach for building robust statistical systems. Currently, 93% of these countries have started the process.
In 2002, the Development Cluster was established under the authority of a Deputy Secretary-General, consisting of the Development Co-operation Directorate, Development Centre, Sahel and West Africa Club, Africa Partnership Forum, Partnership for Democratic Governance and Global Relations.
Development Assistance Committee (DAC)