Erik Solheim took the lead of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) in January 2013, a position to which he was unanimously elected in October 2012.
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Report of the workshop on “Evaluating support to private sector development” co-sponsored by the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank held on Tuesday 18 June 2013.
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Evaluating Support to Private Sector Development - Workshop agenda- June 2013
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Peer Reviews of Evaluation Functions and Development Effectiveness Reviews of Multilateral Organisations: Current efforts within the OECD DAC Evaluation Network
This publication identifies the main areas of weakness and potential areas for action to combat money-laundering, tax evasion, foreign bribery, and to identify, freeze and return stolen assets. It also looks at the role of development agencies and finds that the potential returns to developing countries from using ODA on issues like combating tax evasion or asset recovery are significant. Finally, it identifies some opportunities
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In this issue of our newsletter, discover the new release edited by EvalNet members: “Evaluation Methodologies for Aid in Conflict”. Also in this issue, read about support to response to HIV/AIDS in Uganda; a review of embedding evaluation in DFID; a tool kit on gender equality; and evaluation of Norway’s aid programme.
An introduction to aid (Official Development Assistance - ODA) giving a definition of ODA, show how it fits with other forms of finance for development plus interactive charts showing donors and recipients plus the history of ODA targets and long term trends.
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2013 - An exceptional year for the DAC
The DAC defines aid to Energy generation and supply as including energy sector policy, planning and programmes, and aid to power generation of both renewable and non-renewable sources.
More on the Network's current work on sharing evaluation plans and facilitating joint evaluations