The size, geographical reach and partnership dimension of the European Union’s (EU) aid programme makes it a formidable player in global development.
The Peer Review recommendations will help Greece build a sound and modern development co-operation system while also improving the quality and impact of its scaled back aid programme under the current national context.
Though the economic crisis has forced Spain to cut public spending, its aid has almost doubled in the past 7 years. As the world’s 7th largest donor by volume, Spain plans to meet the international target of committing 0.7% of its gross national income to development aid. The government is committed to fighting poverty in developing countries and making aid more effective.
Greek official development assistance was USD 508 million, amounting to 0.17% of its national income, in 2010. By volume, this represents a 28% fall over the past 2 years, from USD 703 million in 2008 and USD 607 million in 2009.
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Twenty-four of the developing countries that undertook the 2011 Paris Declaration Monitoring Survey chose to also pilot the survey’s gender equality module. Read the full report here.
At a time when aid budgets are under pressure and scrutiny, there is a need to improve accountability. This is especially true in the case of aid for trade, which has become an increasingly important priority in development co-operation. Strengthening Accountability in Aid for Trade looks at what the trade and development community needs to know about aid-for-trade results, what past evaluations of programmes and projects
The country chapters which have been drafted as part of the 2011 Survey on Monitoring the Paris Declaration.
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Evaluation Insights are informal working papers issued by the Network on Development Evaluation of the OECD DAC. This note synthesizes main findings on the contribution of budget support to development results, from three pilot evaluations in Mali, Tunisia and Zambia.
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Emerging from the work of the International Network on Conflict and Fragility, this booklet presents key definitions, messages and recommendations for armed violence reduction. The booklet was produced in collaboration with UNDP and the Geneva Declaration Secretariat.
Newsletter highlights the latest evaluations of development programmes produced by members of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), and other news for the evaluation community, from the DAC Evaluation Network.