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  • 26-April-2016

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    An Action Plan for the SDGs

    Two numbers convey the dramatic truth and enormous challenge behind the Agenda for 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): One billion people live on less than USD 2 a day. 1% of the world’s population consumes roughly 30% of its resources. Think about those numbers. They are absurd. But they can be changed if the world comes together to achieve the SDGs set forth by the United Nations in September 2015.

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  • 22-April-2016

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    Evaluation Insights # 11: Forests and Sustainable Forest Management

    Deforestation and forest degradation are the second leading human cause of CO2 emissions contributing to global warming according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Given the importance of the sector, it is surprising that there have been relatively few attempts to synthesise evaluation evidence on addressing deforestation to reduce CO2 emissions. This paper aims to attract attention to the existing evidence base.

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  • 20-April-2016

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    The OECD Development Centre releases toolkit to tackle corruption in the extractive value chain at the 2016 OECD Integrity Forum

    The Typology of risks, mitigation measures and incentives in the extractive chain is the first analytical tool that provides evidence-based analysis to understand better how corruption, defined as abuses of public or private office for personal gain, works throughout the extractive - mining, oil and gas - value chain.

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  • 19-April-2016

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    Global Skill Partnerships: A proposal for technical training in a mobile world

    Migration can have benefits for everyone involved, but this is far from automatic. It requires new institutions, institutions designed for a world that moves. We propose Global Skill Partnerships (GSP) as a new way to make skilled migration more beneficial to migrant-destination countries, origin countries and migrants.

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  • 18-April-2016

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    Aid trend is reversing: More money to the poorest

    Global development aid reached a record high in 2015. Being inspired to do even better, we should also focus on the main purpose of aid. Is it to be the salt or the oil in the water?

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  • 15-April-2016

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    Why the latest aid figures mean we must think bigger about development

    The world is changing rapidly. With conflicts continuing to erupt, the amount of vulnerable people in the world is increasing, as is the complexity and cost of the response needed to help people survive extreme poverty and danger.

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  • 15-April-2016

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    日本、OECD開発センターへの復帰の意図を表明

    OECD開発センターの設立当初の加盟国の一つであった日本は、同センターに復帰する意図を表明しました。安倍総理大臣及び岸田外務大臣は、今週初め、訪日中のグリアOECD事務総長及びペッツィーニ開発センター所長に対し、日本側の意図を確認しました。

  • 13-April-2016

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    How can the Global Alliance for Resilience (AGIR) contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals? - OECD Insights blog

    There is a positive correlation between the implementation of the AGIR Regional Roadmap and the achievement of some of the SDGs – especially goals 1 & 2 (ending poverty and hunger respectively) – in the Sahel and West Africa.

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  • 13-April-2016

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    Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals is an imperative

    On 25 September 2015, the 193 countries of the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This comprehensive set of goals aims to “end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all” as part of a new development agenda.

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  • 12-April-2016

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    Analyses and reports

    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.

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