The OECD Development Centre is carrying out a project, co-funded by the EU Thematic Programme on Migration and Asylum, on the Interrelations between public policies, migration and development of partner countries.
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Session I – Interrelations between public policies and migration: conceptual framework / Session II – Sharing experiences of partner countries / Session III – Elaboration of methodological framework
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Session 1: Understanding policy and institutional coherence / Session 2: Defining and measuring policy and institutional coherence for M&D / Session 3: Sharing experiences and understanding challenges / Session 4: Identifying and prioritising knowledge gaps and research needs / Session 5: Towards a roadmap for implementing a policy relevant research agenda on coherence for M&D
The workshop included five moderated sessions: 1) Understanding policy and institutional coherence; 2) Defining and measuring policy and institutional coherence for M&D; 3) Sharing experiences and addressing challenges; 4) Identifying and prioritising knowledge gaps and research needs; and 5) Towards a roadmap for implementing a policy-relevant research agenda on coherence for M&D.
The Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness is an exercise in mutual accountability undertaken jointly by the UN Economic Commission for Africa and the OECD following a request of NEPAD Heads of State and Government in 2003. Its purpose is to assess what has been done by Africa and its development partners to deliver commitments in relation to development in Africa, what results have been achieved, and what the key future priorities are. It complements the self-assessments produced by each side to the partnership, and is in line with the shift in emphasis from aid effectiveness to development effectiveness, and the emphasis on mutual accountability at Busan. NEPAD Heads of State and Government and AU/ECA Finance Ministers have reaffirmed the value of this exercise. The 2013 report follows the same structure as the interim and previous reports, divided into 4 main ‘clusters’ of issues covering: sustainable economic growth, investing in people, good governance and financing for development.
Sound debt management allows African policymakers to develop local-currency bond markets, integrate into a worldwide network of debt managers, and to enhance awareness of advances in Africa among policymakers, investors and others outside the continent.
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Information and communications technologies (ICTs) have created a new platform for the exchange of information and knowledge in both developed and developing countries. If leveraged across the economy and throughout sectors, ICTs, including Internet, wireless networks, mobile phones, and other communication media, can catalyse development and economic and social change, improve wellbeing and expand economic prosperity.
This programme generates consensus on investment related policy reform among stakeholders in Southern African countries (governments, private sector, civil society and development partners).
On 5 December, the OECD will launch the Development Cooperation Report 2013: Ending Poverty. To coincide with this, Intelligence Squared will host a panel of experts to discuss the key issues that the report raises. For more information, visit the Intelligence Squared event page.
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Contributing to better informed policies and providing decision makers with the necessary tools for achieving greater policy coherence for development in the post-2015 development agenda.