The Africa Forum is the annual gathering where OECD and African policy makers, private sector representatives, academics and civil society leaders meet to debate the performance of African economies and the challenges ahead. The 2015 edition, in Berlin on 9 September, will focus on Africa’s development agenda beyond 2015.
Addis Ababa - Part of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development, this event explored strategies to leverage Africa’s pension funds and other sources of private financing to develop Africa’s infrastructure. Ways to improve the investment climate in Africa using the recently updated Policy Framework for Investment were also be addressed.
Strengthening international development co-operation to mobilise international public finance for sustainable development and towards a comprehensive measurement framework
High-level policy makers from across the globe gathered to agree on a new framework to finance the ambitious post-2015 development agenda.
Fighting Illicit Financial Flows: Are Partnerships and Policy Coherence the keys to success?
To provide advice in implementing the DAC's mandate to modernise development finance, an independent Expert Reference Group(ERG) was constituted to help shape the analytical work done by the DAC Secretariat. The group, comprising 15 senior level experts (ref. Annex 1), met three times on 3-4 October 2013, 23-24 January 2014 and 26-27 June 2014.
Forum 2015, entitled Investing in the Future: People, Planet, Prosperity, was organised around the five cross-cutting themes of the OECD Week: investment; inclusive growth; innovation, climate, Carbon, COP21 and the Sustainable Development Goals and took place at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris on 2-3 June 2015.
English, PDF, 97kb
This is the annotated agenda of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) & Environmental Policy Committee (EPOC) Joint Task Team Meeting on Climate Change and Development Co-Operation, which brought together experts, member and partner countries to discuss the wider context that will affect development co-operation in support of adaptation, and to focus also on the work areas identified at the 2014 Task Team meeting.
Joint meeting of the OECD and Center for Global Prosperity to be held on 15 June 2015 entitled "Creating enabling environments for mobilising private financial flows for sustainable development"
This year’s Forum, to take place in Paris, offers a timely opportunity for a wide range of stakeholders to reflect upon the implications of the post-2015 development agenda and the role of different actors and tools in mobilising desired levels of financing.