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  • 6-June-2011

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    Better Policies for Development: Report on the DevGoals Exercise

    The OECD has been working towards a broader OECD Strategy for Development. This effort (known as the DevGoals exercise) aims to define a more coherent and comprehensive approach to development in order to better articulate the OECD’s multidisciplinary expertise on a wider range of policy areas with its accumulated knowledge on development issues, and to ensure that this work is accessible and relevant to countries at all stages of

  • 31-May-2011


    Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics

    Angel Gurría, Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen, World Bank Chief Economist Justin Yifu Lin and other experts will discuss ways to measure inequality, create jobs, regulate labour, and ensure the gender equity and training necessary to give young people a chance to succeed.

  • 30-May-2011


    Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE)

    "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).

  • 26-May-2011


    A new paradigm for Development

    Our 50th anniversary provides us with an historical opportunity to launch a new approach to development across the Organisation. We will be working to develop a full fledged strategy on development, engaging more closely with emerging and developing countries to help us understand better their diverse realities, said OECD Secretary-General.

  • 5-May-2011


    Multilateral Aid 2010

    More than 200 multilateral donors receive or serve as a channel for 40% of all aid. To help meet the challenge of ensuring effective and co-ordinated multilateral aid efforts, Multilateral Aid 2010 covers trends in and total use (core and non-core) of the multilateral system, with a special focus on trust funds from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the World Bank. It explores development perspectives of

  • 3-May-2011

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    Better policies for better lives: The OECD at 50 and beyond

    The OECD’s 50th Anniversary is an opportunity to reaffirm what we stand for and what we are about. After 50 years, our objective is and remains to help member and partner country’s governments to formulate and implement better policies for better lives.

  • 6-April-2011


    Development: Aid increases, but with worrying trends

    Aid flows from OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donor countries totalled USD 129 billion in 2010, the highest level ever, and an increase of 6.5% over 2009. This represents about 0.32% of the combined gross national income (GNI) of DAC member countries.

  • 30-March-2011


    Denmark - DAC Peer Review of Development Co-operation, 2011

    Denmark’s official development assistance reached USD 2.8 billion in 2009, or 0.88% of its gross national income. The OECD’s Development Assistance Committee notes that Denmark’s annual ODA has surpassed the United Nation’s aid target of 0.7% of GNI since 1978, earning its global reputation as a generous donor.

  • 24-March-2011


    21st Century Multilateralism: the OECD in a G20 World

    The shift in the centre of economic gravity, from the advanced to the large emerging economies, has to be reflected in the global governance architecture. The new players have to be given a stronger voice in decision-making and multilateralism has to evolve further in a more inclusive manner.

  • 23-March-2011


    Trade for Growth and Poverty Reduction - How Aid for Trade Can Help

    Trade promotes economic growth, alleviates poverty and helps countries reach their development goals. However, developing countries – in particular the least developed – face difficulties in making trade happen and turning trade into economic growth. The Aid for Trade Initiative – launched at the 2005 World Trade Organisation conference in Hong Kong – aims at helping these countries to take advantage of trade opportunities and to

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