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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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:
Understanding development finance
We monitor and share statistics as well as information on the architecture of official development assistance (ODA), other flows of development finance and untied aid to help ensure transparency and effectiveness.
Improving development policy
We draw on knowledge and experiences across the world and advise on diverse development policy issues, including: aid for trade, environment, gender equality, governance and peace, and poverty reduction.
Building partnerships for development
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.