Nerea Craviotto

Jan Van de Poel

Donor countries will undermine the integrity of aid if they continue reporting debt relief as ODA

Debt relief should not be reported as ODA. In the coming weeks, DAC members need to decide what is most important to them: allowing ODA double counting and inflation to create incentives to reward debt relief or upholding the credibility, integrity and solid reputation of DAC statistics.

  • Development Finance
  • Aid Quality
Jan Van de Poel

Will donors finally agree on fair rules for reporting debt relief as ODA?

The rules on how debt relief should be counted as Official Development Assistance are currently being negotiated by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) – under the auspices of its Chair Susanna Moorehead – and the Paris Club, which is an informal group of creditor governments. 

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Aid Quantity
Nerea Craviotto

Joint civil society submission to the March 2020 OECD Development Assistance Committee Meeting on Private Finance-related issues

This submission represents the views of a group of 29 civil society organisations (CSOs) from the global south and the global north.

  • Aid Effectiveness
Jan Van de Poel

Is ODA up to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic?

On 16 April 2020, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released the preliminary statistics on Official Development Assistance (ODA) for 2019.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Covid-19
Jan Van de Poel

Aid levels show donors far from delivering on commitments as Covid-19 pandemic calls for more and better aid

New statistics published today in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic show donors are far from delivering on their long-standing commitments and urgently need to reassess the way aid is delivered to target those who are being left behind.

  • Aid Effectiveness
Nerea Craviotto

What the new data on private sector instruments doesn’t tell us

By Cecilia Caio (Development Initiatives) and Nerea Craviotto (Eurodad). Originally published on Devex

  • Aid Effectiveness
Jan Van de Poel

Will the new Commissioner for International Partnerships adopt a more cautious approach towards blended finance?

Earlier this week, Members of the European Parliament had the opportunity to hear the Commissioner-designate for ‘International Partnerships’, a crucial step before she can be formally appointed by the Council later this month. In her statement to MEPs, former Finnish finance minister Jutta Urpilainen committed to focus on meeting the SDGs, reducing inequalities and eradicating poverty.

  • Aid Effectiveness
Jan Van de Poel

Building political momentum will be crucial for the way forward — Global Partnership on Effective Development Cooperation Senior Level Meeting

In this short blog, Eurodad looks back at the past senior level meeting (SLM) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC), a multi-stakeholder platform established to make sure all development actors deliver on their commitments to ensure development cooperation is really eradicating poverty and bringing about sustainable development. 

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Global Processes
Jan Van de Poel

Global Partnership on Effective Development Cooperation: Will this weekend’s Senior Level Meeting turn the tide on effective development?

In this blog, Eurodad offers its take on the upcoming senior level meeting (SLM) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC), a multi-stakeholder platform established to make sure all development actors deliver on their commitments to ensure development cooperation is really eradicating poverty and bringing about sustainable development. 

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Global Processes