Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD-DAC)


  • The OECD and the Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015 world leaders will adopt the most far-reaching international agreement ever on global development. The new agenda is achievable, but its universality makes it more complex, and reaching these goals will require an effective, functional and equal partnership for sustainable development. The OECD is working to help reach these goals in numerous ways.

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  • Climate Finance in 2013-14 and the USD 100 billion goal

    This OECD study, in collaboration with Climate Policy Initiative, provides an up-to-date estimate of public and private climate finance mobilised by developed countries towards their UNFCCC 2010 Cancun commitment, for climate action in developing countries.

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  • DACnews September 2015

    This edition of the DACnews looks at some of the ways in which the OECD is contributing to the 2030 Agenda. Our ability to achieve the SDGs ‌ won’t depend only on money. It will depend on policy choices, on implementation and – crucially – on smarter partnerships.

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The DAC: Enabling effective development

Through inclusive partnerships for development, the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) helps ensure better lives for people in the developing world by:

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For 50 years now, the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) has grouped the world’s main donors, defining and monitoring global standards in key areas of development.

The Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD) supports the DAC, contributing to developing better policies for better lives through transparent data on development finance, and improved development co-operation practices and policies.

The DAC has played a role in forging major international development commitments, including the Millennium Development Goals and the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.