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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.
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The fishery sector contributes to development and growth in many countries, playing an important role for food security and nutrition, poverty reduction, employment and trade.
The Development Co-operation Report (DCR) 2013 explores what needs to be done to achieve rapid and sustainable progress in the global fight to reduce poverty.
The Development Co-operation Report(DCR): Mobilising resources for sustainable development
The 2013 Forum was held on 5-6 December and discussed how governments can improve their investment policy framework to reduce the risk and attract long-term private finance in support of green growth.
Slovenia has become the 29th member of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), the leading international forum for providers of development co-operation.
The OECD Development Centre is carrying out a project, co-funded by the EU Thematic Programme on Migration and Asylum, on the Interrelations between public policies, migration and development of partner countries.
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Information and communications technologies (ICTs) have created a new platform for the exchange of information and knowledge in both developed and developing countries. If leveraged across the economy and throughout sectors, ICTs, including Internet, wireless networks, mobile phones, and other communication media, can catalyse development and economic and social change, improve wellbeing and expand economic prosperity.
On 5 December, the OECD will launch the Development Cooperation Report 2013: Ending Poverty. To coincide with this, Intelligence Squared will host a panel of experts to discuss the key issues that the report raises. For more information, visit the Intelligence Squared event page.
This report provides a framework to understand the changing relationships between urban and rural areas. Specifically, it documents the characteristics of these partnerships and the factors that can hinder as well as enable rural-urban co-operation.