This policy guidance publication offers information and advice on how to facilitate the integration of adaptation to climate change within development processes.
While New Zealand is a comparatively small donor, it boasts an internationally-recognised aid programme with specific understanding of the unique Pacific context.
For 50 years now, the DAC has grouped the world's main donors, defining and monitoring global standards in key areas of development. Visit our website to learn more.
The DAC has measured resource flows to developing countries since 1961. Special attention has been given to the official and concessional part of this flow, defined as “official development assistance” (ODA). The DAC first defined ODA in 1969, and tightened the definition in 1972. ODA is the key measure used in practically all aid targets and assessments of aid performance.
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Overall, the strong recovery experienced in ASEAN economies in the first half of 2010 is gradually losing momentum.Nonetheless, the picture varies across Southeast Asian countries.
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During his mission to Washington, Angel Gurría will give a press conference with Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, for the presentation of the PISA results. He will also discuss a range of key policy issues with government officials, leading policy makers and business representatives.
In his remarks, A. Gurría said that the middle sectors in Latin America are closer to the disadvantaged than to the affluent in many aspects.
Aunque la clase media en América Latina está creciendo y comienza a ser un motor para el progreso económico, continúa siendo económicamente vulnerable en comparación con los países de alto ingreso de la OCDE, de acuerdo al Secretario General de la OCDE.