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  • 28-May-2014

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    Foundations play innovative and catalytic roles for youth empowerment far beyond financing, finds new OECD netFWD study

    Foundations’ engagement is critical to youth empowerment efforts. They employ innovative approaches to support youth which go far beyond the mere provision of funding to promising projects. This non-financial support encompasses technical assistance, capacity-building measures and strategic management advice and can result in a set of very different roles for foundations in the support to youth, according to the OECD netFWD study.

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  • 22-May-2014

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    Development Centre Newsletter - May 2014

    African Economic Outlook 2014 / Interrelations between public policies, migration and development / Foundations make their case at the GPEDC Ministerial Meeting in Mexico

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  • 19-May-2014

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    African countries need to tap global markets more effectively to strengthen their economies, says new African Economic Outlook

    By participating more effectively in the global production of goods and services, Africa can transform its economy and achieve a development breakthrough, according to the latest African Economic Outlook, released at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings.

  • 5-May-2014

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    Tax for development: why better public services matter

    Tax for development: why better public services matter

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  • 24-April-2014

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    Better Policies for Development 2014

    Every year, huge sums of money are transferred out of developing countries illegally. This report shows that coherent policies in OECD countries in areas such as tax evasion, anti-bribery and money laundering can contribute to reducing illicit financial flows from developing countries.

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  • 15-April-2014

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    Responsible Business Conduct: From good intentions to sustainable development

    The private sector creates jobs, provides goods and services, generates income and profits, and contributes to public revenues. Companies have the ability to profoundly impact poverty reduction and sustainable development in countries in which they operate, including in areas such as energy and climate, water, agriculture and food production, gender equality and financial integrity.

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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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