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Corruption has a devastating impact on developing and transition countries, with estimates of $20 billion to $40 billion per year stolen by public officials, a figure equivalent to 20 to 40 percent of official development assistance flows. The return of the proceeds of corruption— asset recovery—can have a significant development impact. Returns can be used directly for development purposes, such as improvements in the health and
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This is a flyer on the e-learning foundation course on the OECD policy guidance on Greening Capacity for Development.
The Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development contributes to ensuring OECD’s continuous relevance as a forum where developing, emerging and advanced economies can constructively discuss issues of common interest and explore approaches to common challenges, drawing on objective evidence-based comparative analysis as a common knowledge base.
3-4 September 2014, Phnom Penh, Cambodia: This conference focused on the key levers for restoring trust in government and building trust by and in the private sector and civil society.
14th International Economic Forum on Africa / Securing livelihoods / Emerging Senegal Plan
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L'Evaluation conjointe des opérations d'aide budgétaire au Maroc agenda
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ECD Newsletter - July 2014
This self-assessment report looks at South Africa's investment regime in the light of the OECD Codes of Liberalisation and the principle of National Treatment.
South African concessional finance for development reached USD 149 million in 2013, compared to USD 189 million in 2012 (OECD estimates). Measured in South African rand, its development co‑operation actually increased between 2012 and 2013; the decrease in USD is related to exchange rate fluctuations.
In 2013, Qatar’s development co‑operation amounted to USD 486 million in 2012, compared to USD 684 million in 2011 (OECD estimates). Qatar channelled 1% of its development co-operation through multilateral institutions.