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In his speech given at the OECD forum 2007, Mr. Gurría emphasised that access to reliable and safe water is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity. The OECD is working to develop policy ideas and identify best practices to assist countries meet their water needs.
The Czech Republic has become the first donor outside the membership of the OECD Development Assistance Committee to complete a review on its development co-operation programme.
How effective is aid at helping developing countries eradicate poverty? In March 2005, more than 100 countries made a firm commitment in the Paris Declaration to measure their success, or failure, in making aid more effective.
This report draws on four decades of documented experience to help policy makers and practitioners think through effective approaches to capacity development and which challenges remain.
The glossary of key terms in evaluation and results-based management should serve as a valuable reference guide in evaluation training and in practical development work.
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This study provides groundbreaking analysis of the challenges faced in security and justice service delivery. More importantly, it proposes an innovative solution for development agencies, engaging in supporting security and justice development.
How effective is aid at helping developing countries eradicate poverty? In March 2005, more than 100 countries made a firm commitment in the Paris Declaration to measure their success, or failure, in making aid more effective. This report sums up their efforts.
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A durable exit from poverty and insecurity for the world’s most fragile states will need to be driven by their own leadership and people. International actors can affect outcomes in fragile states in both positive and negative ways. International engagement will not by itself put an end to state fragility, but the adoption of the following shared Principles can help maximise the positive impact of engagement and minimise
Aid alone cannot finance development; new actors and fresh sources of finance are essential complements to it. This highly stimulating book takes a deep look at the changes in the "international development finance architecture".
Total official development assistance (ODA) from members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) fell by 5.1% in 2006 to USD 103.9 billion. This represents 0.30% of members’ combined Gross National Income.