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  • 30-November-2015

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    Climate Change: OECD DAC External Development Finance Statistics

    The OECD DAC measures and monitors development finance targeting climate change objectives using two Rio markers: Climate Change Mitigation and Climate Change Adaptation.

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  • 9-November-2015

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    Sustainable Development Investment Partnership

    A Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP) has been launched to mobilize $100 billion in private financing over five years for infrastructure projects in developing countries using development assistance to reduce risk.

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  • 9-November-2015

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    Making climate finance work for women: Overview of the integration of gender equality in aid to climate change

    This brief is a contribution to the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21). It provides an overview of how well members of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) are integrating gender equality into their bilateral aid to climate change.

  • 2-November-2015

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    ECA-OECD Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa

    This report highlights the significant progress on the part of African governments and their international partners in delivering their commitments to improve political and economic governance, increase domestic resource mobilisation as well as human development dimensions.

  • 28-October-2015

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    We need to talk about the SDGs

    Views vary on how much of a difference the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) actually made to the world. But on one thing people seem more or less united: They were a great communications tool. Will the new set of goals adopted at the United Nations in October prove equally effective as a communications tool?

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  • 20-October-2015

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    Opinion: Starting with Africa

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are due to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the end of this year. The SDGs cover a wide range of issues; their goals include ending poverty and hunger, improving health and education, making cities more sustainable, combating climate change, and protecting oceans and forests.

  • 14-October-2015

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    The Carbon Clock is ticking!

    It has become the accepted wisdom that meeting the global climate challenge will require zero net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the end of this century. Read the full op-ed by Gabriela Ramos, OECD Special Advisor to the OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 13-October-2015

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    The EU Social Protection Systems Programme – a joint effort towards the SDGs

    The international community now recognizes the importance of social protection’s cross-cutting policy approach to make a real difference for real people. Social protection is placed prominently across the 17 SDG goals.

  • 8-October-2015

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    Is migration good for development? Wrong question!

    This summer’s conference in Addis Ababa acknowledged migration’s positive contribution to development. The newly adopted SDGs now take the next step of announcing migration-related targets. The SDGs recognise the need to protect the rights of migrant workers, especially women migrants, adopt well-managed migration policies and reduce remittance fees.

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  • 7-October-2015

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    Measuring discrimination will bring the gender equality global goal a step closer

    A warning often repeated since the Rio+20 summit is that lessons learned from the millennium development goals should not be forgotten when the sustainable development goals – the new development framework adopted at the United Nations general assembly – replace them. Such concerns seem warranted given the mixed report card on the MDGs.

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