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DAC Evaluation Network's Newsletter for December 2013
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Strengthening OECD firewalls can only do so much to combat a phenomenon which thrives on weak governance. This report highlights that donor agencies can support this goal through their central role in linking OECD and developing countries, and using their aid to support governments willing to tackle these issues.
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The definition of Official Development Assistance (ODA) has for 40 years been the global standard for measuring donor efforts in supporting development co-operation objectives. It has provided the yardstick for documenting the volume and the terms of the concessional resources provided, assessing donor performance against their aid pledges and enabling partner countries, civil society and others to hold donors to account
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Deadline 31 March 2014. The DAC Prize for Taking Development Innovation to Scale is awarded for taking an innovative approach, instrument, mechanism beyond the pilot phase to a wider application.
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The DAC Prize for Taking Development Innovation to Scale is awarded for taking an innovative approach, instrument, mechanism beyond the pilot phase to a wider application.
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This paper is aimed primarily at government officials who are involved in decision making over how to utilise climate finance in support of relevant national actions. It provides an overview of the large number of initiatives that have been implemented to assist developing countries manage their response to climate change, both through information provision and policy-relevant analysis.
Many environmental forecasts and studies highlight the risks to development if current policies and behaviour do not change. Green growth presents a new approach to economic growth - putting well-being at the centre of development while ensuring that natural assets continue to provide the resources and environmental services to support sustainable development.
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Guarantees for development: options for data collection (WP-STAT Oct 2013)
The Development Co-operation Report (DCR) 2013 explores what needs to be done to achieve rapid and sustainable progress in the global fight to reduce poverty.
At its meeting on 3 December 2013, the DAC invited Slovenia to join the Committee. Slovenia accepted this invitation the same day in a letter addressed to the OECD Secretary General, in which it pledged to fulfil the obligations of DAC membership.