Nerea Craviotto

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Strings still attached: Unmet commitments on tied aid

It is more crucial than ever that scarce aid resources are directed where they have most impact. And yet, new Eurodad research on tied aid finds that more than one in every five dollars of bilateral and EU aid was reported as tied in 2018.

This report will soon be available in Spanish and French

  • Development Finance
  • Covid-19
Nerea Craviotto

Covid-19 vaccine donations from rich countries to global south must not be counted as aid

Shared principles and safeguards are urgently needed to prevent ODA budgets being artificially inflated by vaccine donations and to avoid unduly applauding donors for a behaviour that created and exacerbated a situation of vaccine inequality in the first place.

  • Development Finance
  • Covid-19
Nerea Craviotto

Failing the poorest: An assessment of ODA in 2020

At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) announced that they would strive to protect Official Development Assistance (ODA) budgets.

 

  • Development Finance
Nerea Craviotto

The Covid-19 pandemic and related crises call for higher levels of ODA

In this joint statement, 77 civil society organisations across the world, including Eurodad, call current ODA levels 'economically unwise and morally flawed' given the current pandemic and interconnected crises, including climate change, conflict, fragility, and rising poverty and inequalities.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Covid-19
Nerea Craviotto

Time for Action: How private sector instruments are undermining aid budgets

The use of private sector instruments (PSI) has raised many questions regarding its ability to reach those most in need. Through this blog, we provide an overview of the findings of a new Eurodad report analysing the latest PSI data. 

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  • Development Finance
  • Aid Quality
Cecilia Caio

Time for action: How private sector instruments are undermining aid budgets

Official development assistance (ODA) plays a fundamental role in an increasingly complex development finance landscape. However, ODA levels have been stagnating in recent years and a new narrative placing ‘the private sector’ at the heart of resource mobilisation efforts has emerged. This report brings together and analyses all agreements and commitments made to date by DAC members on the topic of ODA and private sector instruments, their implications and the main issues at stake.

Read the report in English and French.

  • Development Finance
  • Aid Quality
Nerea Craviotto

Four challenges when it comes to reporting debt relief as ODA

The body in charge of maintaining and improving the quality, comparability and relevance of DAC statistics on development cooperation will meet informally this week. Civil society is calling for greater transparency when it comes to reporting debt relief as ODA.

  • Development Finance
  • Aid Quality
Nerea Craviotto

Joint civil society submission to the November 2020 OECD Development Assistance Committee High Level Meeting

The upcoming Development Assistance Committee (DAC) High Level Meeting (HLM) provides an opportunity for DAC Members to commit to doing development better. This joint civil society submission represents the views of a group of 26 civil society organisations (CSOs) from the global south and the global north.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Covid-19
Nerea Craviotto

Donor countries urged not to weaken the rules for reporting ODA

CSOs are urging donor countries not to change the rules for reporting debt relief as Official Development Assistance (ODA) when they meet this Wednesday (15 July)

  • Development Finance
Nerea Craviotto

Joint civil society submission to the July 2020 OECD Development Assistance Committee meeting addressing Debt Relief reporting measures

This submission represents the views of a group of 25 civil society organisations (CSOs) from the global south and the global north.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Aid Quality