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Switzerland has a long tradition of international assistance; its aid to humanitarian causes and multilateral donors serves as lessons in good practice. Switzerland also contributes to international thinking on governance and development in fragile situations.
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The cost of treating disease is vastly greater than the cost of controllingor preventing disease. In a time of global recession, the disparity in healthoutcomes between developed and developing countries will most likelywiden. The rapid expansion in trade, foreign investment and internationaltravel mean that infectious diseases can have adverse effects not only onhealth but also on economic growth and security. Although aid from
Debates on aid conditionality tie intimately with those over the perceived failure of aid, particularly in Africa, to catalyse the kind of development that had been expected.
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This report provides a brief overview of recent trends in global trade and investment flows, deals with trade and trade-related measures and investment and investment-related measures. It was prepared in response to the request of the G20 to the WTO, together with other international bodies, within their respective mandates, to monitor and report publicly on G20 adherence to undertakings on "resisting protectionism and promoting
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The survey comprised 4 topics: policy, financial authority, staffing and roles and systems. Nineteen DAC members responded and the main findings are presented in the document with a summary of each member’s survey results in the Annex 1.
The report invites donors to support more fully developing country’s employment objectives and to pay more attention to the employment consequences of their aid expenditures.
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2009 annual report on PCD
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The Progress Report on PCD was presented at the 24-25 June 2009 MCM
Monitoring, evaluating and documenting progress were key commitments of the Paris Declaration and were reiterated in the Accra Agenda for Action (AAA). Here is an overview of the efforts to assess this progress.
Working Party on Aid Effectiveness: How it works
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progress report for Council