Members of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) – 29 donor countries and the EU – agreed on a comprehensive set of recommendations aimed at preventing sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment in the aid sector.
As part of Bulgaria’s efforts to deepen and structure its co-operation with the OECD and contribute to the country’s public policy and reform agenda, Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has presented an Action Plan to OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.
Using development aid to build trade capacity in poor countries is helping to improve economic diversification and to economically empower marginalised groups, yet progress remains geographically uneven, according to the latest OECD-WTO report on Aid for Trade.
The OECD and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco signed today a Memorandum of Understanding to renew the Country Programme, for a period of three years, to support Morocco’s reform agenda.
Communiqué and Chair’s statement issued at the close of the OECD’s two-day Council Meeting at Ministerial level 2019 presided by the Slovak Republic.
With only 11 years left to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, some of the most economically advanced countries have still not met targets in areas like poverty reduction, youth employment, education and training, gender equality and numerical literacy, according to a new OECD report.
Foreign aid from official donors in 2018 fell 2.7% from 2017, with a declining share going to the neediest countries, according to preliminary data collected by the OECD. The drop was largely due to less aid being spent on hosting refugees as arrivals slowed and rules were tightened on which refugee costs can come out of official aid budgets.
Despite an increase in legal reforms promoting greater gender equality, deeply entrenched gender norms continue to discriminate women and girls around the world, according to the 2019 Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Global Report. It provides policy recommendations to help governments deliver on their commitments to promote gender equality.
Guatemala’s entry into the OECD Development Centre marks a significant stride in support of the country’s development agenda. It also strengthens the Centre’s global representativeness and institutional cooperation with Central America and the Latin America and the Caribbean region more broadly.
Social impact investment, which aims to improve well-being as well as earn a financial return, could be more effective if it were more clearly defined internationally with more measurable outcomes, according to a new OECD report.