Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD-DAC)

The DAC in the news

 

The work of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) are regularly featured in a number of articles, blog posts, interviews and conferences. What follows is a selection.

 Note: Certain links to external publication may break.

April 2013 release of ODA figures Global Forum on DevelopmentOther articles, blogs and videos

 

Coverage of the April 2013 release of new ODA figures included:

"Yes, it is time to revisit the concept of Official Development Assistance", OECD Insights, 4 May 2013.

 

"Value of aid overstated by billions of dollors as donors reap interest on loans", The Guardian, 30 April 2013.

 

"Declining donor aid", The Independent, 28 April 2013.

 

European development aid drops 4.3% in 2012”, CTA Brussels Office Weblog, 16 April 2013.

 

OECD is ignoring its definition of overseas aid”, Financial Times/Letter, 9 April 2013.

                Reply by DAC Chair Erik Solheim, 10 April 2013.

 

OECD DAC Chair says wealthy countries becoming ‘risk averse’ in aid spending”, Kaiser Family Foundation, 9 April 2013.

 

Bad news for countries in dire need of funds”, In Depth News, 6 April 2013.

 

ODA target under threat as Europe treads water”, Devex, 5 April 2013.

 

Getting past aid to develop”, Inter Press Service (IPS), 5 April 2013.

 

UAE world’s 16th largest foreign aid donor in 2012: OECD”, Emirates 24/7, 5 April 2013.

 

Aid from traditional donors continues to fall”, The Interpreter, 5 April 2013.

 

Austerity push is hitting aid, says OECD”, Financial Times, 4 April 2013.

 

Britain second in world for aid spending”, The Daily Telegraph, 4 April 2013.

 

Le développement a du plomb dans l’aide”, 20 minutes, 4 April 2013.

 

Aid giving by rich countries falls for a second year”, ABS-CBN news, 4 April 2013.

 

EU falters with UN targets as development aid drops 4.3%”, EurActiv, 4 April 2013.

 

Avec la crise, les pays riches aident moins”, Le Monde, 4 April 2013.

 

Deustchland ist drittgröste Gebernation”, Frankfurter Allgemeine, 4 April 2013.

 

 “Auch die Entwicklungshilfe leidet under der Finanzkrise”, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 4 April 2013.

 

Norway among leading aid donors to poor countries”, The Foreigner, 4 April 2013.

 

Some OECD nations’ development aid spending down 4% in 2012, report says”, Kaiser Family Foundation, 4 April 2013.

 

Charities blame ‘lack of political will’ for EU aid cuts”, EUobserver, 4 April 2013.

 

Global aid drops as rich nations struggle”, International Regional Information Networks (IRIN), 4 April 2013.

 

More effort needed to help poor countries”, New Europe, 4 April 2013.

 

EC calls for EU to fulfill commitments towards world’s poorest”, EUbusiness, 4 April 2013.

 

OECD data briefing: Analysis of DAC aid statistics 2012”, Development Initiatives, 4 April 2013.

 

Aid from rich countries falls for second year in a row, says OECD”, The Guardian, 3 April 2013.

 

Eurozone crisis and austerity take toll on aid to developing world”, The Guardian, 3 April 2013.

 

OECD member development aid shrivels”, Financial Times, 3 April 2013.

 

Aid giving by rich countries falls for a second year”, Reuters, 3 April 2013.

 

Bruxelles demande aux Etats de l’UE de respecter leurs engagements”, AFP, 3 April 2013.

 

Rich countries cut aid by 4% last year: OECD”, AFP, 3 April 2013.

 

L’aide aux pays pauvres en forte baisse”, Libération, 3 April 2013.

 

L’aide aux pays pauvres s’étiole”, Challenges, 3 April 2013.

 

Tous les pays réduisent leur aide, sauf la Suisse”, 24 heures, 3 April 2013.

 

Rich countries cut aid by 4% last year: OECD”, France 24, 3 April 2013.

 

Moins d’aide au développement par les pays européen en 2012”, Le Vif, 3 April 2013.

 

Entwicklungshilfe hat abgenommen”, Handelsblatt, 3 April 2013.

 

Development aid falls in 2012 amid euro crisis – OECD”, AlertNet, 3 April 2013.

 

 “Aid giving by rich countries falls for a second year: OECD”, Money Control, 3 April 2013.

 

OECD countries cut aid spending for second year running”, Public Finance International, 3 April 2013.

 

Development aid reduced in 2012”, New Europe, 3 April 2013.

 

Aid spending falls 4 percent in 2012 – OECD”, Devex, 3 April 2013.

 

European countries cut international aid”, The Independant, 3 April 3013.

 

Publication of the preliminary data on Official Development Assistance, 2012”, European Commission Press Releases, 3 April 2013.

 

Donor aid plunges: Promises to support poor nations crumbling”, Oxfam International, 3 April 2013.

 

Forte baisse de l’aide au développement : les promesses d’aide aux pays pauvres abandonnées”, Oxfam France, 3 April 2013.

 

Publication des chiffres de l’aide au développement par l’OCDE : la France à la traîne, flou sur l’aide destinée au Mali”, Oxfam France, 3 April 2013.

 

La France réinvite l’eau tiède dans la lute contre l’extrême pauvreté”, ONE, 3 April 2013.

 

Öffentliche Entwicklungshilfe der Schweiz 2012”, Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft, 3 April 2013.

 

Figures released today show continued drop in aid spend”, Publish What You Fund”, 3 April 2013.

 

Another pitch to end global poverty in a world of declining foreign aid funding”, Humanosphere, 3 April 2013.

 

Coverage of the 2013 OECD Global Forum on Development included:

Are international conferences getting any better? A bit – thanks to some sparky new tech”, OXFAM - From Poverty to Power, 12 April 2013.

 

What is the point of the European Report on Development 2013?”, OXFAM – From Poverty to Power, 10 April 2013.

 

Brics bank raises critical development questions, says OECD”, The Guardian, 9 April 2013.

 

Development must tackle jobs and migration, says European thinktanks”, The Guardian, 9 April 2013.

 

Global Forum on Development urges moving past aid in Africa”, Radio Netherlands 8 April 2013.

 

Vietnam hailed for meeting development goals”, Vietnam Net, 8 April 2013.

 

Vietnam – an example in poverty reduction”, Talk Vietnam, 6 April 2013.

 

L’OCDE loue le Vietnam pour sa lute contre le pauvreté”, Vietnam, 6 April 2013.

 

L’OCDE prépare l’après-2015”, Jeune Afrique, 5 April 2013.

 

Trying to understand a report I have not seen…The European Report on Development”, Jon Worth: At the intersection of the EU, UK politics and tech, 5 April 2013.

 

Getting past aid to develop”, Global Issues, 5 April 2013.

 

Opening the black box of governance: Alleviating poverty with data”, Global Voices, 5 April 2013.

 

International support key to MDG progress, says top UN official”, The Guardian, 5 April 2013.

 

In global downturn, sustainable development begins at home”, Global Voices, 4 April 2013.

 

What happened at the Global Forum on Development 2013?”, ProgBlog, 4 April 2013.

 

Exploration de nouvelles pistes pour réduire la pauvreté”, Global Voices, 3 April 2013.

 

Global Voices au Forum mondial sur le développement de l’OCDE”, Global Voices, 2 April 2013.

 

Exploring new approaches for poverty reduction”, Global Voices, 27 March 2013.

 

Reducing poverty is achievable – Finding those who are hidden by inequalities: Synthesis of the   Wikiprogress online consultation”, WikiprogressAfrica, 27 March 2013.

 

Global Forum on Development : Innovative approaches to poverty reduction, social cohesion and progress in the post-2015 world”, Wikiprogress Africa, 25 March 2013.

 

Will the bottom billion always be with us?”, OECD Insights, 17 March 2103.


Other blogs, videos and articles:

 

"Aid for Trade: Connecting to Value Chains", OECD Insights Blog - Post by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, 8 July 2013.

"Green growth is not a luxury – it is the future we want", European Commission, Andris Piebalg's Blog - Guest blog by Erik Solheim, 3 July 2013.

"Lamy says Aid for Trade Global Review now preeminent forum for trade and development", WTO News, 18 June 2013.

 

"Attempting to put more ‘Green’ into the heart of development", Humanosphere, 10 June 2013.

 

"Putting green growth at the heart of development", Green Growth Knowledge Platform, 7 June 2013.

 

 “World Environment Day: Putting green growth at the heart of development”, OECD Insights, 5 June 2013.

"Green Growth at the Heart of Development", International Institute for Sustainable Development, 3 June 2013.

 

 "Perú sería la sede de la Conferencia Mundial de Clima en el 2014" , 30 May 2013.

 

"What's next for the MDGs?", OECD Insights, 8 May 2013.

 

No hay que conformarse con el PIB per cápita, sino que seguir aspirando a ser mejores”, Diario Financiero, interview with DAC Chair Erik Solheim, 23 April 2013.

 

Innovative responses to fragility: The promise of modern technology”, OECD Insights, 22 April 2013.

 

Somalia the yardstick in new deal for conflict-affected countries”, The Guardian, 19 April 2013.

 

"Beyond Busan: Aid in a rapidly changing world", Q&A session with DAC Chair Erik Solheim at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, 18 April 2013 [Audio].

 

Now, build peace”, OECD Insights, 17 April 2013.

 

Guns, drugs and dollars: Getting global drivers of local violence on the post-2015 agenda”, FriEnt, April 2013.

 

We must change tax system to ensure poor countries get fair share – OECD”, The Guardian, 5 April 2013.

 

Emerging voices: Callan, Blak, and Thomas on the landscape of emerging aid donors”, Council on Foreign Relations, 2 April 2013.

 

Are developed nations falling short on their climate finance commitments?”, WRI Insights, 30 March 2013.

 

"What are we learning? PISA will cast a wider net post-2015", UNESCO World Education Blog, 4 March 2013.



Atelier de restitution de l’audit des marchés publics 2009-2010 : pour plus d’efficacité et d’excellence dans la gestion des ressources publiques”, Niger Diaspora, 12 February 2013.

 

Jean-Pascal Labille: ‘User de notre rôle de levier’”, La Libre, 11 February 2013.

 

As EU pares budgets, Turkey and Korea step up aid spending”, The Guardian, 7 February 2013.

 

Korea should increase untied aid”, Korea Economic Daily, 30 January 2013 (Only available in Korean).

 

Korea’s Official Development Assistance tripled over 5 years”, Daily An, 30 January 2013 (Only available in Korean).

 

Korea should manage integrated development assistance”, E Joongang News, 30 January 2013 (Only available in Korean).

 

High loan component representing almost 40% of Korea’s total aid”, Kyunghyang Shinmun, 29 January 2013 (Only available in Korean).

 

Recipient to donor, Korea’s aid tripled over 5 years”, Money Today, 29 January 2013 (Only available in Korean).

 

Korea: a growing influence in the field of development co-operation”, 4-traders, 29 January 2013.

 

Korea’s growing international influence in development co-operation”, Yonhapnews, 29 January 2013 (Only available in Korean).

 

Korea should integrate development assistance”, Yonhapnews, 29 January 2013 (Only available in Korean).

 

Übersickt: Das 0,7-Prozent-Ziel in Europa”, EurActiv.de, 23 January 2013.

 

"Global value chains and social welfare", by Debapriya Bhattacharya (Centre for Policy Dialogue), Overseas Development Institute Podcasts, 17 January 2013 [Podcast].

 

"Addressing the constraints of Aid for Trade", by Carlos Braga (Professor of International Political Economy, International Institute for Management Development [IMD]), Overseas Development Institute Podcasts, 17 January 2013 [Podcast].

 

"Reducing 'thickness' of borders in Zambia", by Yvonne Chileshe (Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Zambia), Overseas Development Institute Podcasts, 17 January 2013 [Podcast].

 

"Aid for Trade in Rwanda", by François Kanimba (Minister of Trade and Industry, Rwanda), Overseas Development Institute Podcasts, 17 January 2013 [Podcast].

 

"Securing the future of Aid for Trade", by Pascal Lamy (WTO Director General), Overseas Development Institute Podcasts, 17 January 2013 [Podcast].

 

"Remaining challenges of Aid for Trade", by David Luke (Trade and Human Development Unit, United Nations Development Programme [UNDP]), Overseas Development Institute Podcasts, 17 January 2013 [Podcast].

 

"Aid for Trade and development outcomes", by Jeremy Lefroy (Member of Parliament for Stafford, United Kingdom), Overseas Development Institute Podcasts, 17 January 2013 [Podcast].

 

"Why Aid for Trade must not forget informal workers", by Jacqueline Maleko (Minister of Trade and Industry, Tanzania), Overseas Development Institute Podcasts, 17 January 2013 [Podcast].

 

"Aid for Trade and Trade Mark East Africa", by Frank Matsaert (Chief Executive Officer, Trade Mark East Africa), Overseas Development Institute Podcasts, 17 January 2013 [Podcast].

 

"Aid for Trade and the Solomon Islands", by Moses Mose (Ambassador of the Soloman Islands), Overseas Development Institute Podcasts, 17 January 2013 [Podcast].

 

"Aid for Trade: Where next?", by Shree Servansing (Ambassador for Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mauritius), Overseas Development Institute Podcasts, 17 January 2013 [Podcast].

 

Interview of former DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood by Research Media Limited, International Innovation, 16 January 2013.

 

"Lamy lauds USD 200 billion mobilized in Aid for Trade funding", WTO News, 16 January 2013 (également disponible en français).

 

"Aid for Trade: Integrating global value chains", by Gunnar Oom (State Secretary to Sweden's Minister for Trade), OECD Insights, 16 January 2013; also available at Business Fights Poverty.

 

Aid for Trade: Continued success in a rapidly evolving environment”, by Angel Gurría (OECD Secretary-General), OECD Insights, 15 January 2013; also available at Business Fights Poverty.

 

"Aid for Trade: Helping developing countries trade their way out of poverty", by Karel De Gucht (EU Trade Commissioner), OECD Insights, 14 January 2013; also available at Business Fights Poverty.

 

"Aid for Trade: Renewing the impetus", by Pascal Lamy (WTO Director General), OECD Insights, 12 January 2013; also available at Business Fights Poverty.

 

"Aid for Trade needs to shift from policy to greater action", European Centre for Development Policy Management, 11 January 2013.

 

"Aid should focus on sustainable development", The Guatamala Times, 2 January 2013.

 

 "Is it time to rethink the ODA concept?", Devex's Development Newswire, 6 December 2012.

 

"Go Long: Six Actions to Structurally Address Organized Violence", by J. Brian Atwood (DAC Chair) and Erwin van Veen (Policy Analyst on Peace and Security), International Peace Institute, 5 December 2012.

 

"From guns to ploughshares: Reducing armed violence", by Erwin van Veen (Policy Analyst on Peace and Security) and Sarah Cramer (Junior Policy Analyst), OECD Insights, 28 November 2012.

 

The judgement of their peers: an interview with the OECD’s Karen Jorgensen”, Development Policy Blog, 19 November 2012.

 

Globalisation with a twist: Stability, volatility and fragility all in one”, by Alexandra Trzeciak-Duval (Head of Policy Division) and Erwin van Veen (Policy Analyst on Peace and Security), Stability: International Journal of Security and Development, 6 November 2012.

 

 “OECD: Finland must clarify its development co-operation priorities”, 4-traders, 6 November 2012.

 

Solheim looks forward to new job”, Views and News from Norway, 5 November 2012

 

Erik Solheim new chair of OECD’s Development Assistance Committee”, Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2 November 2012.

 

OECD and ATAF strengthen tax co-operation with Africa”, African Tax Administration Forum, 25 October 2012.

 

British, Indonesian and Nigerian ministers meet in Tokyo to promote an inclusive Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation”, Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness web site, 13 October 2012.

 

"OCFA opens three-day training workshop on using quality standards for development evaluation", AMEinfo, 14 October 2012.

 

"More than 50 years of ODA: Lessons learned and new approaches", remarks of the DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood during the Society for International Development Lecture Series, 4 October 2012 [Video].

 

"ODA and beyond: Setting the framework", remarks of the DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood for the Netherlands chapter of the Society for International Development, 25 September 2012.

 

"OCFA opens three-day training workshop on using quality standards for development evaluation", AMEinfo, 14 October 2012.

 

"More than 50 years of ODA: Lessons learned and new approaches", remarks of the DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood during the Socierty for International Development (SID) Lecture Series, 4 October 2012. [Video]

 

Reflections on the future role of the DAC and the challenges facing its new chair”, statement by incoming DAC Chair Erik Solheim, 1 October 2012

 

Drop in aid shows declining will for global partnership on development”, The Guardian, 20 September 2012.

 

Creating a global partnership for effective development co-operation”, a paper prepared by  the DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood for the University of Minnesota’s Center for Integrative Leadership Conference on “Creating Public Value in a Multi-Sector, Shared-Power World”, 20-22 September 2012.

 

Child mortality: aid works”, OECD Insights, 19 September 2012.

 

Democracy and development”, remarks of the DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood for the Open Society Foundation and the Millennium Challenge Corporation, 17 September 2012.

 

The word on women – A new development cooperation framework that works for whom?”, Trust Law blog, 7 September 2012.

 

Maximiser les objectifs de développement minimaux”, Jeune Afrique, 28 August 2012


China’s foreign aid to Africa: New donors may help results”, The Washington Times, 14 August 2012


Minerals not to die for”, OECD Observer, August 2012


On fishing and development”, ONE blog, 6 August 2012


Nigerian and Indonesian officials join post-Busan aid effectiveness panel”, The Guardian, 6 August 2012


Maximizing Minimal Development Goals”, Project Syndicate, 18 July 2012 (Also appeared in French in l’Echo on 30 August 2012)


Aid donors must get ready for new global poverty map, says ODI report”, The Guardian, 10 July 2012


Aid effectiveness: OECD must invite newcomers to the table”, The Guardian, 7 July 2012

 

The case for conflict and stabilization operations today”, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, 12 July 2012.

 

Australia’s foreign aid: money well spent?”, Special Broadcasting Service, 6 July 2012.

 

Global development in the Asian century”, speech by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood for the Lowy Institute for International Policy, 4 July 2012.

 

Development aid and recession”, China Radio International – People in the Know, 03 July 2012.

 

Busan Global Partnership and development co-operation’s future”, The Korea Herald, 28 June 2012.

 

OECD criticises Canada for aid budget cuts and lack of transparency”, The Guardian, 20 June 2012.

 

Reverse cuts to foreign aid, OECD tells Ottawa”, The Globe and Mail, 20 June 2012.

 

Canada’s foreign aid program needs clarity, more funding, says new OECD report”, The Star, 19 June 2012.

 

Changes to Canada’s aid package hurting developing nations: OECD”, Postmedia News, 19 June 2012.

 

Far East Energy Corporation: Canada’s development aid: focused and effective but should be more generous and efficient”, 4-traders, 19 June 2012.

 

L’OCDE incite le Canada à reculer sur ses coupes dans l’aide internationale”, La Presse Canadienne, 19 June 2012.

 

OECD calls on Canada to reverse aid cuts, to avert damage to past progress”, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 June 2012.

 

OECD launches ‘green economy’ consultation with developing countries”, Science and Development Network, 18 June 2012.

 

Not just for the rich: Green growth and developing countries”, OECD Insights, 12 June 2012.

 

The Euro Zone Crisis and its Impact on ODA”, speech by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 7 June 2012.

 

The Global Partnership and Effective Development Co-operation”, Brookings Institution, June 2012.

 

New aid effectiveness indicators agreed at post-Busan meeting”, The Guardian, 23 May 2012

 

The vital contribution of transparency for development effectiveness”, speech by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood for Development Initiatives, 25 April 2012.

 

"OECD urges EU to spell out its aid message more clearly", The Guardian, 24 April 2012.

 

"New report hails 'positive' improvements in EU overseas aid", The Parliament, 24 April 2012.

 

"Slovenia Should Open Up in Development Coop", The Slovenia Times, 18 April 2012.

 

"How to keep score when donors make promises", Oxfam America, 18 April 2012.

 

"Korea, new role model for development assistance", Korea.net, 16 April 2012.

 

"War or Peace in Heglig, South-Sudan?", OECD Insights blog, written by DCD Policy Analyst Erwin van Wee. 16 April 2012.

 

"Is there a case for a fresh approach to aid measurement?", Poverty Matters blog, The Guardian, 13 April 2012.

 

"Aide publique au développement : première baisse en quinze ans", Les Echos, 5 April 2012.

 

"Development aid to poor nations falls", The Financial Times, 4 April 2012.

 

"Value of OECD aid drops for first time in 15 years", The Guardian, 4 April 2012.

 

"First global aid cut in 14 years will cost lives and must be reversed", Oxfam, 4 April 2012.

 

"Development aid drops for the first time in 15 years", OECD Insights blog, 4 April 2012.

 

"Global aid fall sparks cash call", The Independent, 4 April 2012.

 

"OECD links fall in development aid to financial crisis", BBC, 4 April 2012.

 

"Why the golden era for overseas aid is over - for now", Economics blog, The Guardian, 4 April 2012.

 

"The crisis in Europe took a big bite out of foreign aid", The Washington Post, 4 April 2012.

 

"Cuts to Global Aid Are Unjustified - Even in the Current Climate", The Huffington Post, 4 April 2012

 

"Budget cuts put development gains at risk", The Star, 4 April 2012.

 

"'In times of crisis, the EU must not forget the poorest in the world', says Commissioner Piebalgs. EU confirms its position as the world's largest aid donor in 2011", European Commission, 4 April 2012.

 

"Report says EU remains world's biggest aid donor", The Parliament, 4 April 2012.

 

"EU confirms position as the world's largest aid donor with €53 billion of development aid in 2011", European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI), 4 April 2012.

 

"EU turning a blind eye to development with drastic cuts to aid", European Network on Debt and Development (EURODAD), 4 April 2012.

 

"EU aid spending falls", European Voice, 4 April 2012.

 

"Canada's global aid drops in 2011: OECD", Canada.com, 4 April 2012.

 

"Aid to developing countries falls over global recession", China.org, 4 April 2012.

 

"Aid to developing countries falls in 2011 due to economic recession: OECD", China Daily, 4 April 2012.

 

"S. Korea's development aid up 5.8 pct in 2011: OECD report", Yonhap News Agency, 4 April 2012.

 

"L'aide au développement en baisse, victime de la crise", Le Figaro, 4 April 2012.

 

"Développement : les ONG s'inquiètent du recul de l'aide publique française", Les Echos, 4 April 2012.

 

"L'aide européenne au développement en baisse à cause de l'austérité", EurActiv, 4 April 2012.

 

"L’aide au développement, victime de la crise", RFI, 4 April 2012.

 

"Finanzkrise belastet die Entwicklungshilfe", Handelsblatt, 4 April 2012

 

"OECD: Entwicklungshilfe im Jahr 2011 gesunken", Enwicklungspolitik online, 4 April 2012.

 

"Dirk Niebel: Deutschland zweit­größ­ter Geber – Entwick­lungs­leis­tun­gen erst­mals über 10 Milliarden Euro", Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ), 4 April 2012.

 

"Cooperazione: Ocse; Italia, in 2011 aiuti allo sviluppo +33%", Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata (ANSA), 4 April 2012.

 

"La Ayuda al Desarrollo cae por primera vez desde 1997", Público, 4 April 2012.

 

"Ayuda a países en desarrollo cae por primera vez en 15 años: OCDE", El Financiero, 4 April 2012.

 

"OECD: Kansainvälinen kehitysapu laski ensimmäisen kerran vuosikymmeneen", Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, 4 April 2012.

 

"The Benefits of Transparency in Development", OECD Insights blog, by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood. 3 April 2012.

 

"For the people…", OECD Insights blog, by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood. 14 March 2012.

 

"What Makes International Philanthropy Work?", Philanthropy Roundtable, 14 February 2012.

 

"G20 Priorities: Advance Sustainable Development, Bolster Fragile States", The Internationalist, 14 February 2012.

 

"A 'New Deal' for Fragile States? Promises and Pitfalls", The Internationalist, 1 February 2012.

 

From emergency aid to development aid: agencies are failing to connect”, Poverty Matters blog, The Guardian, 19 January 2012.

 

"Brian Atwood Reflects on Busan Progress", Center for Global Development, by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood. 8 December 2011.

 

"Busan Beckons With New Promise", IPS, Sanjay Suri interviews DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood. 22 November 2011.

 

"Moving the Goal Posts", New York Times, by Oxfam International Director Jeremy Hobbs. 21 November, 2011.

 

"The Source of Innovation", Devex, by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood. 21 November 2011. 

 

"Donors backtrack on aid transparency, report says", The Financial Times, by Alan Beattie with quotes by DCD Policy Analyst Robin Ogilvy. 15 November 2011.

 

"Against the Odds : Talking Your Way Out of Conflict and Fragility?", OECD Insights blog, by DCD Policy Analyst Erwin van Veen. 14 November 2011.

 

USAID is foreign policy's best dollar value”, Politico, by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood, Henrietta Holsman Fore, M. Peter McPherson and Andrew Natsios. 2 November 2011.

 

One month to Busan”, discussion hosted by the Overseas Development Institute, with participation of Brenda Killen, Head of the OECD Aid Quality and Architecture Division. 31 October 2011.

 

"Improving aid transparency”, article contributed to Commonwealth Ministers, by DCD Director Jon Lomøy. 25 October 2011.

 

"¿Y si España empezase a recibir ayuda al desarrollo?", 3500 millones blog, El Païs, by Eduardo Gonzalez, Policy Advisor, OECD Development Co-operation Directorate. 21 October 2011.

 

"Nobel Peace Price: Fighting for the victims", OECD Insights blog, 7 October 2011.

 

"Aid Effectiveness 2005-2010: Progress in Implementing the Paris Declaration", publication launch hosted by the Brookings Institution, with participation by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood. 23 September 2011.

 

"Setting the bar high for the G20 development agenda", OECD Insights blog, by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood. 21 September 2011.

 

"Busan High-level Forum on Aid Effectiveness: An opportunity not to be missed", OECD Insights blog, by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood. 17 September 2011.

 

"Al-Shabaab's withdrawal offers an opportunity not to be missed", Poverty Matters blog, The Guardian, by DCD Deputy Director Stephen Groff. 14 September 2011.

 

"Aid for trade: $100 billion well spent", OECD Insights blog, by Frans Lammersen, DCD Senior Policy Analyst. 8 September 2011. An article on the same subject was written by DCD Deputy Director Stephen Groff, with Frans Lammersen's contributions, for The Huffington Post (here).

 

"The Peace Corps: Is Fifty Years Enough?", The Huffington Post, by DCD Deputy Director Stephen Groff. 28 August 2011.

 

The Horn of Africa: Relearning Crucial Development Lessons”, The Huffington Post, by DCD Deputy DIrector Stephen Groff. 17 August 2011. Also published in the OECD Insights blog (here).

 

Climate Change: Learning the Lessons of the Past 50 Years”, The Huffington Post, by DCD Deputy Director Stephen Groff. 16 August 2011. Also published in the Poverty Matters blog,The Guardian (here) and the OECD Insights blog (here).

 

The OECD and Emerging Donors: New Opportunities for Development Assistance”, Interview with J. Brian Atwood, Chair, OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) (video), Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). 28 July 2011.

 

What next for development co-operation?”, podcast, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, with OECD DCD Deputy Director Stephen Groff. 26 July 2011.

 

Conflict Minerals: Hands-Off Is Not a Solution”, The Huffington Post, by DCD Deputy Director Stephen Groff. 11 July 2011. Also published in the OECD Insights blog (here).

 

Who should lead the aid effectiveness debate in the future?”, Overseas Development Institute (ODI) public events series entitled “Busan and beyond: aid effectiveness in a new era”, with participation by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood. 6 July 2011.

 

For fragile states, peacebuilding and statebuilding come before MDGs”, Poverty Matters blog, The Guardian, by Donata Garrasi, Co-ordinator of the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding. 23 June 2011. Also published in the OECD Insights blog (here).

 

"Goodbye conflict, welcome development?", OECD Insights blog, by Donata Garrasi, Co-ordinator of the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding. 15 June 2011.

 

Getting Value for Money: Effective Aid, Effective Development”, GlobalAsia, by DCD Deputy Director Stephen Groff. June 2011.

 

"For effective development, listen, learn and measure more than GDP", OECD Insights blog, by DCD Director Jon Lomoy. 1 June 2011.

 

"Working Your Way Out of Fragility and Violence: How Jobs Matter", OECD Insights blog, by Erwin Van Veen, DAC International Network on Conflict and Fragility (INCAF). 1 June 2011.

 

"ABCDE: Combine our knowledge and best practices", OECD Insights blog, by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría. 30 May 2011.

 

The OECD doesn't control aid agenda”, Poverty Matters blog, The Guardian, by DAC Chair J. Brian Atwood. 5 May 2011. Also published in the OECD Insights blog (here).

 

 

 

Countries list

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
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