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  • 15-April-2014

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    Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría joined President Peña Nieto to open the High-Level Meeting with broad support for sustained global efforts in how effective development co-operation can lead to a stronger fight against poverty both now and in the post-2015 landscape.

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  • 14-April-2014

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    Development Centre Newsletter - April 2014

    Development Week 2014 / OECD Southeast Asia Regional Forum / China’s new development model will gradually impact emerging economies

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  • 14-April-2014

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    Rethinking development aid

    The OECD is working to devise a new, broader measure of official support for development to reflect big changes since the concept of ODA -- or official development assistance -- was devised. Private capital flows are now much bigger than traditional aid and there has been a geographical shift in where the world's poorest people live.

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  • 12-April-2014

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    Written Statement for the Development Committee, by Angel Gurría and Erik Solheim

    The international community is set to transition into a critical new phase in its fight against poverty. Providers of development co-operation must maintain their commitments on the quantity and quality of the resources they provide, and they must help developing countries mobilise more domestic resources.

  • 11-April-2014

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    Italy increases aid contributions but should address working practices, OECD says

    Italy has raised its foreign aid contributions and its future targets, reversing a trend of falling development assistance, and now needs to improve the way it manages its development programmes, according to a new OECD review.

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  • 8-April-2014

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    Aid to developing countries rebounds in 2013 to reach an all-time high

    Development aid rose by 6.1% in real terms in 2013 to reach the highest level ever recorded, despite continued pressure on budgets in OECD countries since the global economic crisis. Donors provided a total of USD 134.8 billion in net official development assistance (ODA), marking a rebound after two years of falling volumes, as a number of governments stepped up their spending on foreign aid.

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  • 4-April-2014

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    Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Developing Countries - 2014 Edition

    This publication provides comprehensive data on the volume, origin and types of aid and other resource flows to around 150 developing countries.

  • 3-April-2014

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    Expert meeting on harnessing knowledge on the migration of highly skilled women

    The migration of women is a growing phenomenon in most countries. About half of all international migrants are women, according to OECD data. Over the years, the body of knowledge on the participation of highly skilled women to migration flows has increased but despite this growing knowledge, there is low visibility of research findings for policy makers and multilateral organizations.

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  • 3-April-2014

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    Making Development Co-operation More Effective - 2014 Progress Report

    In 2011 the international development community committed to make development co-operation more effective to deliver better results for the world’s poor. At the mid-point between commitments endorsed in the High-Level Forum in Busan, Korea in 2011 and the 2015 target date of the Millennium Development Goals,  this report takes stock of how far we have come and where urgent challenges lie.

    This report - a first snapshot of the state-of-play since Busan - reveals both successes and shortfalls. It draws on the ten indicators of the Global Partnership monitoring framework. Despite global economic turbulence, changing political landscapes and domestic budgetary pressure, commitment to effective development co-operation principles remains strong. Longstanding efforts to change the way that development co-operation is delivered are paying off. Past achievements on important aid effectiveness commitments that date back to 2005 have been sustained. Nevertheless, much more needs to be done to translate political commitments into concrete action. This report highlights where targeted efforts are needed to make further progress and to reach existing targets for more effective development co-operation by 2015.

  • 28-March-2014

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    International efforts to combat tax avoidance got a boost today as OECD broadens dialogue with global partners

    Over 330 senior tax officials from more than 110 jurisdictions and international organisations met in Paris on 26-28 March 2014 during the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Global Forum on Transfer Pricing.

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