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  • 23-November-2006

    English

    OECD-World Bank Global Forum on Sustainable Development

    The OECD Global Forum on Sustainable Development, in cooperation with the World Bank and Agence Française de Développement, will discuss how governments in developing countries can work with local private water companies to provide affordable safe water and basic sanitation.

  • 22-March-2006

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    DAC takes further steps to untie more aid

    Hardly a major international development event goes by without calls for more aid to be untied. In response, DAC members have decided to untie small contracts (less than USD 1 million) covered by the Untying Recommendation.

  • 8-December-2005

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    OECD tracks tsunami aid

    Two-thirds of the aid which the European Commission and the 22 member governments of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee pledged to countries hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami has been spent or ear-marked for specific projects, according to statistics gathered by the OECD.

  • 26-May-2005

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    Sweden commended for its strong global development commitment

    The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) commended Sweden for making poverty reduction in developing countries a focus across the full range of government departments.

  • 4-May-2005

    English

    Enabling Development - OECD statement to the follow-up of the UN Millennium Declaration and Monterrey Consensus

    We, Ministers of OECD countries, gathered at the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting on 3-4 May 2005 in Paris, reaffirm our strong commitment to the implementation of the Millennium Declaration and the Monterrey Consensus and for achieving the internationally agreed development goals, including those contained in the Millennium Declaration (MDGs). [...] We pledge to engage with developing countries through the OECD in sharing of

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  • 4-May-2005

    German

    Die Minister der OECD-Länder bekräftigen die im Rahmen der Millenniumserklärung und des Monterrey-Konsens eingegangenen Verpflichtungen zur Förderung der Entwicklung

    Im Rahmen der von den reichsten Ländern der Welt gestarteten Initiative, dem schwächer werdenden Welthandel und den erlahmenden Entwicklungsverhandlungen neuen Elan zu geben, haben die Minister der OECD-Länder bei ihrer Tagung in Paris die Verpflichtungen ihrer Länder in Bezug auf die Millenniumserklärung und den Monterrey-Konsens zur Förderung der Entwicklung bekräftigt.

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  • 4-May-2005

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  • 4-May-2005

    English

    OECD Ministers reaffirm Millennium and Monterrey development commitments

    As part of a drive by the world’s richest nations to inject new vigour into flagging world trade and development negotiations, OECD Ministers meeting in Paris have reasserted their countries’ commitments to the Millennium Declaration and the Monterrey Consensus on development.

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  • 11-April-2005

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    Official Development Assistance increases further - but 2006 targets still a challenge

    Official Development Assistance (ODA) to developing countries increased to USD 78.6 billion in 2004, its highest level ever. Taking into account inflation and the fall in the U.S. dollar, this represents a 4.6% rise in real terms from 2003 to 2004 and follows a 4.3% increase from 2002 to 2003.

  • 15-February-2005

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    Using aid more effectively to fight poverty - High-level forum on aid harmonisation, alignment and results

    As the international community evaluates chances of attaining the Millennium Development Goals, one thing is clear – higher levels of aid must be accompanied by more efficient use of the funds available.

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