The 2005 Annual Meeting of the DAC DevCom Network was co-hosted on March 3-4 by the OECD Development Centre, the Directorate General for International Development Co-operation (DGCID) of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the OECD Development Co-operation Directorate / DAC Secretariat and took place in Paris, France.
Here are the agenda, the presentations that were made and some background material about the Informal Network.
> Europeans and the MDGs: comparative of results from EU/DAC member countries (Ida Mc Donnell, PowerPoint Presentation) by Ida Mc Donnell (OECD)
>Europeans and the MDGs: two-page overview of top-line results from Eurobarometer 62.2.Belgian presentation on communications about the MDGs
> Belgian Presentation on Communications about the MDGs
> ‘Dare to dream …and make it happen’ (NCDO Netherlands Communications about the MDGs: Selma Penseel and Henny Helmich) by Selma Penseel and Henny Helmich (NCDO)
> Public Debate about aid and development co-operation - challenges for Public Authorities (Notes: Henry de Cazotte) Notes by Henry de Cazotte (AFD)
> Ten widely-held myths or partial truths about aid, its allocation and impact (Roger Riddell, PowerPoint Presentation) by Roger Riddell
> Improving Public knowledge, making aid more effective: what are the links? (Roger Riddell, Presentation Notes) by Robert Riddell
> Harmonised and Aligned Development Communication (PowerPoint: Lars Tallert and Klas Palm)
> Harmonised and Aligned Development Communication: A proposal on information flow-back models to increase public support for ODA (Basis for discussion, Lars Tallert, Klas Palm et al.) Basis for discussion by Lars Tallert, Klas Palm et al.
> Current Practice on Impact Assessment: example from the World Bank (Paul Mitchell)by Paul Mitchell (World Bank)
> Outline of 2005-2006 Programme of Work at the Development Centre in support of the Informal Network of DAC HOI*
> 2006 Annual Meeting – Invitation from Australia*
> Questionnaire completed by participants on expenditure on public information and development education*
* Only DevCom members have access to the presentations marked with an asterisk.