The annual DAC meeting of aid ministers and agency heads will look for ways donor and recipient countries can improve the lives of poor people, including those suffering under unstable or corrupt governments, by using aid more effectively. Better co-ordination amongst donors and between donors and recipients will be a big step in the right direction, but indicators and monitoring are also crucial. The meeting will also discuss the
As the international community evaluates chances of attaining the Millennium Development Goals, one thing is clear – higher levels of aid must be accompanied by more efficient use of the funds available.
High Level Forum on Joint Progress toward Enhanced Aid Effectiveness (Harmonisation, Alignment, and Results)
Helmut Reisen is head of reseach of the OECD Development Centre and will coordinate the first OECD Global Development Outlook, to be published in 2010.
This comprehensive review of investment policy in Romania assesses the untapped growth potential for foreign investment in Romania, measures the significant progress recently made by Romania to improve its business environment, and identifies the most significant remaining policy challenges. This review was conducted by the OECD prior to inviting Romania to adhere to the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational
An informal workshop co-hosted by the OECD Development Centre and the Overseas Development Institute.
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This study analyses the impact of democratic decentralisation on the chances of socially excluded groups to participate in newly created local governance institutions in three Indian states.
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This document covers the continuing recovery in DAC members’ aid in 2003, the performance and commitments by DAC members and the key trends in aid receipts. Is also includes tables with DAC Members' net ODA in 2003 and simulation for 2006 as well as charts illustrating net ODA in 2003.
Hilfe kann und muss effizienter eingesetzt werden, um sicherere und gesündere Lebensbedingungen für die 1,1, Milliarden ärmsten Menschen der Welt und die Umsetzung der Milleniumsziele zu erreichen, die mit weniger als einem Dollar pro Tag zum Überleben.
Aid can and must be used more effectively to provide healthier and more secure lives for the 1.1 billion people in the world who live on less than a dollar a day and to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) , according to the OECD’s annual Development Co-operation Report.