This page lists key policy statements and declarations on environment and development.
Major donors’ aid to developing countries fell by nearly 3% in 2011, breaking a long trend of annual increases. Disregarding years of exceptional debt relief, this was the first drop since 1997.
List of countries, territories and organisations that have adhered to the Busan Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation
This publication outlines the 12 most important humanitarian lessons from the DAC peer reviews and profiles examples of good donor behaviour.
International Support to Post-Conflict Transition: Rethinking Policy, Changing Practice presents clear policy recommendations for better practice in order to improve the speed, flexibility, predictability and risk management of international support during post-conflict transition.
Information on the current work programme of the DAC Evaluation Network, including evaluation work on budget support, the implementation of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, peacebuilding, multilateral effectiveness, governance, aid for trade and support to evaluation in Haiti, as well as tools for joint evaluation, impact evaluation, developing evaluation capacities and communicating evaluation findings.
The need to reform water policies is as urgent as ever. Water is essential for economic growth, human health, and the environment. Yet governments around the world face significant challenges in managing their water resources effectively. The problems are multiple and complex: billions of people are still without access to safe water and adequate sanitation; competition for water is increasing among the different uses and users; and
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This is a Special Edition Newsletter for Women's Day, March 2012.
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This note is produced in the framework of the OECD Horizontal Programme on Water (www.oecd.org/water). It presents data on external finance for water supply and sanitation in developing countries.
The Busan Partnership document is supported by the broadest range of governmental, civil society, private and other actors. It sets out principles, commitments and actions that offer a foundation for effective co-operation for international development.