• 3-February-2014

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    En busca de nuevas relaciones - Evaluación de la política exterior de los Países Bajos en América Latina

    Esta evaluación presenta un balance de la evolución de las políticas de los Países Bajos con respecto a América Latina durante los últimos diez años. En estas políticas se presentaron muchos cambios, lo que resultó en que se prestara mucha atención a la diplomacia económica.

  • 8-January-2014

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    Government response to IOB evaluation: ‘Investing in Stability: Dutch Policy on Fragile States Reviewed’

    On the whole, the government is pleased with this evaluation, which supports the main features of Dutch fragile states policy. It intends to continue ambitiously along its chosen path, for example with the establishment of the international security budget and the recently presented International Security Strategy

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  • 8-January-2014

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    IOB Study: Evaluation issues in financing for development

    This study analyses domestic revenue mobilisation in developing countries, which is an essential component of financing for development. It discusses the role of corporate tax revenues and challenges for the taxation of multinational firms in developing countries, with a focus on effects of Dutch corporate tax policy and Dutch tax treaties. The study concludes that for some developing countries these effects are negative and material.

  • 8-January-2014

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    IOB Study: Achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights

    This synthesis presents the findings of a literature study into the effect of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ support to multilateral organisations during the period 2006-2011 for programmes on sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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  • 8-January-2014

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    NGOs in action: A study of activities in sexual and reproductive health and rights by Dutch NGOs

    Capacity development of Southern partners played a large role in the interventions. Overall, the NGOs’ assistance in this area was greatly appreciated by the partners, but the evaluations provide limited information about the strategies followed and results achieved.

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  • 18-November-2013

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    IOB Study Newsletter : Renewable Energy: Access and Impact - A systematic literature review

    Although this systematic literature review has produced a number of general findings, there is still a great deal of scope for high-quality research into the effects of renewable energy in the development context. There are hardly any impact studies on biogas or pico hydropower and very few studies that monitor the long-term effects of changes in access to energy sources.

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  • 18-November-2013

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    IOB Study: Linking Relief and Development: More than old solutions for old problems?

    The need to link relief, rehabilitation and development (LRRD) has been discussed for decades. Yet, in practice, there is little updated analysis available on the topic and many fundamental challenges still remain today.Building mainly on existing evaluations and research, as well as on interviews with a range of experts in this field, the study discusses the different challenges to linking humanitarian aid to development.

  • 18-November-2013

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    IOB Study: Public-Private Partnerships in developing countries. A systematic review

    Public-private partnerships (PPP’s) are arelatively recent phenomenon in international development cooperation. Current policy documents frequently refer to expectations regarding their potential contributions to global development goals. The growing international attention was firmly backed by the Netherlands government.

  • 18-November-2013

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    IOB Study: Corporate Social Responsibility: the role of public policy. A systematic review

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) focuses on creating social and environmental value in addition to economic performance: people, planet and profit (or Triple P). Public authorities are increasingly supporting companies that choose to do so. What has become of the Dutch government’s efforts to influence the way companies approach CSR in developing countries? No overarching evaluation of that policy is available.

  • 18-November-2013

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    IOB Study : Civil society, aid, and development: a cross-country analysis

    In addition to bilateral and multilateral programs, non-governmental organisations NGOs) play an important role in channeling development aid towards their Southern partners. Rigorous evaluations of programs and projects are scarce and tend to be limited to the analysis of perceived effects at local level. Far less attention is usually devoted to the aggregate effect of development aid on global civil society strength and performance.

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