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Switzerland provided USD 3 billion in official development assistance (ODA) in 2012, or 0.45% of its gross national income (GNI), in line with its goal to reach 0.5% of GNI by 2015.
International donors are not doing enough to help fragile states increase their domestic revenue, according to a new OECD report that shows only a tiny fraction of development aid goes into programmes to improve tax collection.
The idea of the DAC prize is to reward those who invest systematically and strategically into using innovation to solve development problems, by taking it to scale. The prize thus focuses on a policy challenge regarding the use of innovation, which is as yet largely unaddressed, while also being a reflection of the nature of the DAC as a policy body. Deadline for
The discussion will be focusing on a different theme for data gaps as follows: the socio-economic empowerment of women, violence against women and the civic and political participation of women.
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Norway gave USD 4.8 billion in official development assistance (ODA) in 2012, or 0.93 percent of its gross national income (GNI). That made it the third most-generous member in terms of its ODA/GNI ratio of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC), which groups major donors.
The detailed final aid figures for 2012 are now available on the OECD Aid Statistics web site. The new data add significant detail to preliminary Official Development Assistance (ODA) statistics that were released in April 2013.
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Strengthening OECD firewalls can only do so much to combat a phenomenon which thrives
on weak governance. This report highlights that donor agencies can support this goal through their central role in linking OECD and developing countries, and using their aid to support governments willing to tackle these issues.