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The Partnership for Democratic Governance (PDG) is a new multilateral initiative designed to assist developing countries, wherever capacity is limited, to improve governance, strengthen capacity and accountability and effectively deliver essential services such as efficient customs, judicial and tax services.
Founded and established by countries and international and regional institutions from around the world, the PDG’s founding
Statement by Mr. Eckhard DEUTSCHER, Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee, to the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting - session 4: the Economics of Climate Change
According to the OECD Secretary-General, the current international food crisis is a global challenge and agricultural commodity prices should remain high and grow more volatile in the next decade.
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Adapting to change is vital for success in the modern global economy, for individuals, companies, industries and regions. New technologies breed new industries, and freer trade leads to new markets as well as global competition. “Structural adjustment” or adaptation to structural change is necessary for economies to reap the benefits of new technologies and emerging market opportunities. But such structural change can create losers as
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Policy Statement on Strategic Environmental Assesment,DAC High Level Meeting, 21 May 2008, Paris
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Statement of Progress on Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Development Co-operation, adopted by the members of the DAC at the DAC High Level Meeting, Paris, 21 May 2008
In the 46th DAC High Level Meeting's opening session, Mr. Gurría underlined that the meeting agenda introduced major global policy challenges and reflected that globalisation is demanding increased and better global governance.
In his remarks delivered at the Session 1: Expanding Partnership for Development of the G8 Development Ministers’ Meeting, Mr. Gurría identified three points for discussion about development co-operation: achieving sustainable societies and economies; the Accra High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, which is an important milestone in our efforts to achieve better results on development co-operation in all regions of the world; the
The 22 member countries of the OECD Development Assistance Committee, the world’s major donors, provided USD 103.7 billion in aid in 2007.
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The 22 member countries of the OECD Development Assistance Committee, the world’s major donors, provided USD 103.7 billion in aid in 2007. View the latest tables and figures.