Though the economic crisis has forced Spain to cut public spending, its aid has almost doubled in the past 7 years. As the world’s 7th largest donor by volume, Spain plans to meet the international target of committing 0.7% of its gross national income to development aid. The government is committed to fighting poverty in developing countries and making aid more effective.
Greek official development assistance was USD 508 million, amounting to 0.17% of its national income, in 2010. By volume, this represents a 28% fall over the past 2 years, from USD 703 million in 2008 and USD 607 million in 2009.
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Twenty-four of the developing countries that undertook the 2011 Paris Declaration Monitoring Survey chose to also pilot the survey’s gender equality module. Read the full report here.
At a time when aid budgets are under pressure and scrutiny, there is a need to improve accountability. This is especially true in the case of aid for trade, which has become an increasingly important priority in development co-operation. Strengthening Accountability in Aid for Trade looks at what the trade and development community needs to know about aid-for-trade results, what past evaluations of programmes and projects
This publication is the product of a joint effort by the Development Development Centre of the OECD and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), undertaken in order to analyse the role of the State in the economic growth and development of Latin American and Caribbean countries. The questions the outlook exposes are: What should be the main elements of the reform of the State in Latin America and the
The country chapters which have been drafted as part of the 2011 Survey on Monitoring the Paris Declaration.
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This newsletter focuses on global international investment activity, investment in agriculture, Korea's FDI reforms, the investment climate in Africa, G20 investment measures, and more.
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Evaluation Insights are informal working papers issued by the Network on Development Evaluation of the OECD DAC. This note synthesizes main findings on the contribution of budget support to development results, from three pilot evaluations in Mali, Tunisia and Zambia.
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Summary of the Social Cohesion in Southeast Asia Experts' meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, 21 July 2011: co-organised by the OECD Development Centre, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, King Prajadhipok’s Institute and the Office of National Economic and Social Development Board of Thailand.
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Emerging from the work of the International Network on Conflict and Fragility, this booklet presents key definitions, messages and recommendations for armed violence reduction. The booklet was produced in collaboration with UNDP and the Geneva Declaration Secretariat.