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At its meeting on 3 December 2013, the DAC invited Slovenia to join the Committee. Slovenia accepted this invitation the same day in a letter addressed to the OECD Secretary General, in which it pledged to fulfil the obligations of DAC membership.
From numbers to meaning – what stories do the data tell us? Access our major reports covering global aid and development flows plus major in-depth studies by sector, type of aid and recipient groups.
Over the course of the last decade, Latin America has achieved economic expansion and made significant progress in poverty reduction.
Africa’s economy has grown by 5% per year since 2000, but can it sustain this strong performance and benefit more from its abundant resources? Follow the debate at the International Economic Forum on Africa.
Since the turn of the century, the Millennium Development Goals have determined the world’s development agenda. But, as the 2015 deadline for the MDGs draws nearer, how should that agenda evolve?
The non-prescriptive Inclusive Green Growth Toolkit developed by four International Organizations (IOs) - AfDB, OECD, UN, and WB - at the request of the G20 Development Working Group under the Mexican G20 Presidency in June 2012 and updated in July 2013
Triangular co-operation unites diverse development partners – bilateral providers of development cooperation, international organisations and partners in South-South cooperation – in pursuit of the common goal of reducing global poverty.
Over the last two years, the concept of “resilience” has achieved significant attention on the international stage due to a growing recognition that different types of risks – violence and conflict, climate change, disasters, global shocks, and other risk factors such as urbanisation and ageing populations – are inter-connected.
Brazil’s labour leaders have long argued against pursuing economic growth for its own sake. What matters most, they believe, is not the size of the economic pie but how it’s carved up. In recent years, calls for social justice have increasingly informed policy in Brazil, bringing about a veritable “revolution” in the economy.
The forces driving Asia’s rapid growth–new technology, globalisation, and market-oriented reform–are also fuelling rising inequality. Some income divergence is inevitable in times of fast economic development, but that shouldn’t make for complacency, especially in the face of rising inequality in people’s opportunities to develop their human capital and income-earning capacity.