After three days of intense negotiations (Accra, Ghana, 2-4 Sept) developed and developing countries endorsed the Accra Agenda for Action.
In his remarks, Mr. Gurría stated that the Accra Agenda for Action represents a significant step forward and presents donors and partners with a series of new concrete measures to accelerate movement towards agreed development goals.
How effective is aid at helping countries meet their own development objectives? This report presents results from the second survey on monitoring the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.
This publication highlights key outcomes of the work of the MENA-OECD Investment Programme from 2005-2007, including reforms achieved to date in investment policies and promotion, corporate governance, financial-sector development, and tax policies. It also contains information on the Programme’s activities, highlighting business-climate developments in MENA countries.
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The world is rapidly transforming and a number of dynamic emerging economies,including South Africa, have become major players and trading partners with the members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD). In this context, the OECD Members have recognised the need for theOrganisation to become more open and relevant in order to realise its strategicgoal of becoming an important hub for dialogue on globally
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This report seeks to help clarify the discussion of fragility and to examine implications for state building, including as a framework for international engagement.
The policy briefs prepared by the DAC Network on Gender Equality highlights the importance of addressing gender equality and women’s empowerment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
In 2007, Russia’s international investment flows reached record highs, making Russia one of the world’s largest recipients and sources of FDI. Russia's potential for attracting even more international investment can be improved by strengthening beneficial competition and offering additional opportunities for investment. Disseminating international standard business practices among Russian firms can also boost the country's
The DAC deflators adjust for both price and exchange rate changes, so that all flows, from all donors, in all years, are expressed in terms of a readily understood fixed unit of measurement - the purchasing power of a US dollar in a recent year, referred to as the base year.
France is one of the international community’s key players in development co-operation. French Official Development Assistance was USD 9.94 billion in 2007, ranking France third among DAC member countries.