Gender equality and the environment are treated as cross-cutting issues in all DAC peer reviews in recognition of their importance in development co-operation. This report highlights some of the common themes and important lessons on mainstreaming gender equality and the environment based on DAC members’ practices as documented in peer reviews, a number of donor evaluations as well as wider work across the OECD.
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.
This study finds unprecedented political and policy commitment from OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors to accelerating progress towards gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s rights.
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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This exclusive OECD-EmNet Note provides an economic outlook for Latin America with specific emphasis on the private sector based on insights from participants from the EmNet Meeting that took place in May 2014 in Paris. This Note is the result of a cross-collaboration between the Development Centre's Americas Desk and the EmNet Team.
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Summary record of the 23-24 Jan 2014 meeting of the expert reference group on external financing for development.
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.
In collaboration with the Statistics and Development Finance Division of the DCD-OECD, ISDB has mapped its financial instruments to the OECD-DAC's reporting system.
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Paper on Targeting ODA towards countries in greatest need, for the 13 May 2014 DAC meeting
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This note looks at: (i) lessons learnt from the initial period of implementation; (ii) major trends, emerging challenges and global agendas that will guide follow up work of the Strategy on Development; and (iii) recommendations for Members’ consideration aimed at securing effective implementation going forward.