All countries need to trade, with their neighbours and globally, to sustain long-term economic growth. Some low-income countries lack the instutitions, infrastructure to benefit from open markets and lift their people out of poverty.
Ireland’s net official development assistance (ODA) was USD 1.3 billion in 2008, a 90% increase over 2003 in real terms. Ireland’s aid grew from 0.39% of gross national income in 2003 to 0.58% in 2008 during a period of exceptional national economic growth.
Fiscal policy, says the latest Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO 2009) from the OECD’s Development Centre, can be a powerful tool for economic, political and social development in Latin America if taxes are raised efficiently and fairly.
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.
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
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.
Vid OECD:s ministermöte i Paris har alla medlemsländer bekräftat Millenie- och Monterreydeklarationerna med målet att stärka pågående världshandels- och utvecklings förhandlingar.
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The DAC welcomed Finland's government commitment to reach an Official Development Assistance/Gross National Income ratio of 0.45% by 2007, on the way to the internationally agreed aid target of 0.7% ODA/GNI by 2010. This will mean a doubling of t...
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Denmark has been recognised for the generosity of its aid and its innovative development co-operation policy and management. Its operational focus on a small number of priority countries and sectors make its bilateral programmes among the most s...