The DAC is the leading international forum for bilateral providers of development co-operation. Advanced and emerging economies have considerable experience to share and belong in the DAC. Accession to the DAC confirms a country's commitment to promoting international development.
Providers of development co-operation decide individually which countries to assist and to what extent. As a consequence, the global development co-operation landscape is increasingly proliferated. The resulting imbalances can impair the effectiveness of aid through aid fragmentation as well as accumulation of providers in some countries – so called “darlings” – and gaps in aid provision in others – commonly known as “orphans”.
The DAC Network on Development Evaluation conducted a consultation on how the DAC Evaluation Criteria can be adapted to the new development landscape and the 2030 Agenda.
The DAC members' gender equality strategies for development co-operation provides an insight on how DAC members are addressing gender equality and women's rights through Official Development Aid (ODA). The DAC Network on Gender Equality (GENDERNET) is a subsidiary body of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) and provides a platform for gender experts from development co-operation agencies to meet and define common approaches.
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The Future of Africa: Industrialisation, Technology and Entrepreneurship. This edition of the OECD Emerging Markets Network (EMnet) Africa Policy
The OECD DAC Network on Development Evaluation (EvalNet) has defined six evaluation criteria – relevance, coherence, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability – and two principles for their use.
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This Note explores the implications of the SDGs for development communicators. It then proposes a framework of ten “learning areas” for development institutions to bear in mind when developing their SDG communications strategies and campaigns. It highlights early examples of public engagement on the SDGs and identifies resources that can help communications teams get started and become more strategic about their SDG work.
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This Policy Note provides insights and policy recommendations from the private sector on the business implications of the Paris Agreement at the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) in December 2015.
Created in 1988, the OECD Development Communication Network (DevCom) is the only international forum where donors discuss issues and co-ordinate their strategies to inform and influence public opinion to enhance awareness and public support for development co-operation.
This booklet outlines 7 important lessons on mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues such as gender equality and the environment in all DAC peer reviews in recognition of their importance in development co-operation.