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The Guide aims to provide a conceptual framework for all Peer Reviews, providing priority questions for each of the standard sections of the review, as well as a framework for general or theme-specific learning across several reviews.
This note gives guidance on the process for preparing Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Peer Reviews. It is for the use of all parties involved in the review - the reviewed member, the examiners and the DAC Secretariat.
The United Kingdom’s aid volume was USD 11.5 billion in 2009, representing 0.52% of its gross national income (GNI).
Belgium spent USD 2.6 billion on official development assistance (ODA) in 2009, which amounted to 0.55% of its gross national income (GNI).
The OECD encourages Poland to strengthen its development co-operation policy, set a clear path for aid increases and move from small-scale aid projects to multi-year aid programmes.
Germany has been one of the world’s largest bilateral donors for the past two decades, but it spent only 0.35% of its national income on official development assistance ODA) in 2009.
Belgium’s development co-operation has gained new momentum over the last two years, driven by international commitments and a process of self-reflection
Japan’s net official development assistance (ODA) was USD 9.3 billion in 2002, making it the world’s second largest donor. Japan was the largest aid donor for almost a decade, from 1992 to 2001, until economic pressures led the government to reduce the size of its ODA
Despite the challenges remaining, the DAC notes some improvement in Italian aid management since 2008. It welcomes Italy’s intention to focus on 35 priority countries, the greater authority given to Italy’s embassies and technical offices to formulate programmes and deliver aid, and the Steering Committee on Development Cooperation’s high level policy direction.
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The survey comprised 4 topics: policy, financial authority, staffing and roles and systems. Nineteen DAC members responded and the main findings are presented in the document with a summary of each member’s survey results in the Annex 1.