I am delighted to welcome you to the OECD, and to Paris, for this year’s Global Forum on Development. Now in its twelfth year, the Forum draws on expertise from across the OECD, including its Development Centre, the Development Co-operation Directorate, the Sahel and West Africa Club, and beyond.
Forum 2016, entitled Productive economies, Inclusive societies will be organised around the 3 cross-cutting themes of the OECD Week: inclusive growth and productivity, innovation and the digital economy, and international collaboration for implementing international agreements (COP21 and the Sustainable Development Goals) and standards (BEPS and automatic exchange of information).
France’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) was USD 12.1 billion in 2012, making it the 4th largest member of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee in terms of the volume of aid. However, this represents 0.46% of French Gross National Income (GNI) – below France’s international commitment. The review recommends that France plan to reach the 0.7% ODA/GNI ratio as soon as possible.
France’s Official Development Assistance was USD 12.1 billion in 2012, making it the 4th largest member of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee in terms of the volume of aid.
"With the OECD Strategy for Development, we will take stock of the formidable arsenal of OECD’s broader public policy experience, and assess how it can be useful in a development context", declared Angel Gurría in his welcome Address to the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE).
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Proposed by the Development Centre in Istanbul this network will bring together institutes of economic studies throughout the Black Sea area. Further discussions between potential members will be held throughout 2010, leading to the formal creation of the Network in January, 2011.
The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009: Maintaining Momentum report presents the results of the second monitoring exercise of the Aid for Trade Initiative and documents its success so far.
France is one of the international community’s key players in development co-operation. French Official Development Assistance was USD 9.94 billion in 2007, ranking France third among DAC member countries.
The DAC invites France to pursue its efforts undertaken since 2004 to enhance the impact of its aid and the efficiency of its system, and to plan for the resources that will be needed to honour the European commitment of achieving 0.51% of GNI by 2010 and 0.7% by 2015.
Der Prüfbericht des OECD-Ausschusses für Entwicklungshilfe über die französische Entwicklungspolitik und Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (EZ) würdigte den Anstieg der für die öffentliche Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (ODA)...