DAC global relations

Seminars on development finance statistics


We regularly hold seminars on aid statistics for providers of development co-operation beyond the DAC. These seminars are tailor-made to address the specific needs of the country requesting our guidance and support. A few key reference materials for these seminars include:


Since late 2007, the DAC Secretariat has organised or participated in the following seminars:

  • Doha, Qatar (March 2017)
  • Paris, France (for Kazakhstan) (July 2016)
  • Bucharest, Romania, organised by the UNDP Regional Centre for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), with the participation of 14 countries (May 2016)
  • Geneva, Switzerland, organised by the Network of Southern Think Tanks and UNCTAD (December 2015)
  • Astana, Kazakhstan (April 2015)
  • Doha, Qatar (March 2014)
  • Mexico City, Mexico, organised by AMEXCID/GIZ (Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Turkey participated) (November 2013)
  • Paris, France (for Mexico) (October 2013)
  • Santiago, Chile (September 2013)
  • Paris, France (for non-DAC OECD countries) (June 2013)
  • Ankara, Turkey (April 2012)
  • Delhi, India (November 2011)
  • Kuwait City, Kuwait, in collaboration with Arab Co-ordination Group (October 2011)
  • Brasilia, Brazil (April 2011)
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (February 2011 and March 2010)
  • Prague, Czech Republic (November 2009)
  • Bratislava, Slovak Republic (October 2009)
  • Mexico City, Mexico (January 2009)
  • Zagreb, Croatia (July 2008)
  • Moscow, Russia (May 2008 and October 2011)
  • Bangkok, Thailand (April 2008)
  • Budapest, Hungary (March 2008)
  • Ljubljana, Slovenia (November 2007)


Together with the European Commission, it has also held two joint seminars for new members of the European Union:

  • Brussels, Belgium (January 2009)
  • Vienna, Austria (September 2008)