Publications & Documents


  • 25-February-2015

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    Revenue statistics in Africa: Five more countries join the initiative

    The aim of the Revenue Statistics in Africa project is to enhance the comparability, quality and accessibility of data on a voluntary basis, using a time-tested methodology and process.

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  • 25-February-2015

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    Non-ODA flows to developing countries: Innovative financing for development

    Innovative financing for development refers to initiatives that aim to raise new funds for development, or optimise the use of traditional funding sources. They aim to narrow the gap between the resources needed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, and the resources actually available.

  • 24-February-2015

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    Newsletter - February 2015

    This February 2015 issue presents the synthesis of budget support evaluations conducted by the EC. It also features the US Department of State's evaluation of GBV prevention programmes in Chad. Also read about the celebrations scheduled for the 2015 International Year of Evaluation.

  • 24-February-2015

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    Non-ODA flows to developing countries: Remittances

    In the context of the current global financial crisis, remittances represent an important source of finance for many developing countries, especially as they tend to rise during downturns in the receiving economy – unlike capital flows such as foreign direct investment, which tend to fall.

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  • 24-February-2015

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    Non-ODA flows to developing countries: Export credits

    In parallel with ODA, export credits extended by official-export credit agencies also help finance large-scale projects in key sectors such as infrastructure, especially when they are perceived as economically viable.

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  • 24-February-2015

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    Non-ODA flows to developing countries: Private philanthropy

    Philanthropic foundations play an important role in sustainable development – not only in mobilising financial resources, but also as development actors in their own right. Philanthropy is often thought of as “the rich giving to the poor”, but a different way of looking at it is society investing in its future.

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  • 23-February-2015

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    Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Developing Countries 2015 - Disbursements, Commitments, Country Indicators

    This publication provides comprehensive data on the volume, origin and types of aid and other resource flows to around 150 developing countries. The data show each country's intake of official development assistance and well as other official and private funds from members of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), multilateral agencies and other key donors. Key development indicators are given for reference.

  • 20-February-2015

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    Governing the Metropolitan City of Venice

    Prepared at the request of the City of Venice, this report explores the implications for Venice of the adoption in 2014 of new legislation on the governance of metropolitan cities. It builds on the analysis of the OECD Territorial Review of Venice (2010), analysing a number of different "functional geographies" of the larger urban region centred on Venice. The report argues that, although the new legislation offers some

  • 19-February-2015

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    Africa Global Partnership Platform

    A new dialogue platform to act as an ‘umbrella’ for Africa’s rapidly expanding international partnerships was endorsed by African countries at both the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Heads of State and Government Committee and the African Union (AU) Summit in Malabo in June 2014 (conclusions of the Summit).

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  • 18-February-2015

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    The Metropolitan Century - Understanding Urbanisation and its Consequences

    The report provides an outline of recent and likely future urbanisation trends and discusses the consequences. The world is in the middle of an urbanisation process that will cause urbanisation rates to rise from low double digit rates to more than 80% by the end of the century. It argues that this is both a great opportunity and a great challenge, as decisions taken today will affect the lifes of people for a long time to come.

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