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Web Event Series: Resuming Business in Emerging Markets

September
The corporAID event series “Resuming business in emerging markets” will offer insights into Latin America, India and South East Asia and discuss how Austrian companies can take opportunities that not only help them to recover more quickly from the crisis, but have at the same time an impact on issues like climate change and sustainable development.

German development cooperation

"Away from the watering can"

The German government wants to start up its bilateral development cooperation again: A radical reduction of the previous partner countries and many individual projects in favor of selected cooperation partners and larger reform programs is planned.

Development Cooperation

Small plus for global development

Global development cooperation funds rose slightly in 2019, according to a recent report by the OECD Development Assistance Committee DAC. Austria's ODA rate also increased by 0,01 percent to 0,27 percent of GNI.

Austrian development cooperation

Timing is everything

Issue 86 - spring 2020
The recommendations of the latest DAC Peer Review of Austrian development cooperation show well-known potential for improvement. Some points are already paid lip service to in the current government program, while others require a fundamental reorientation.

Interview

Use strengths better

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Susanna Moorehead, chair of the OECD's Development Assistance Committee, sees one of the big questions for the future in reconciling climate change efforts with the economic and social development of poor countries. She wants Austria to have more financial commitment and more holistic access to development cooperation.

news flash

Price for small steps

Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer were awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics 2019 for their experimental approach to poverty reduction. According to the jury, the ...

development actors

The fight for better work

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
The International Labor Organization (ILO) has been advocating humane working conditions worldwide for a hundred years. Today it has long been more than just a standard-setting organization.

Interview

The human being in focus

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
The historian Daniel Maul continues to see a great role for the International Labor Organization.

corporAID conference

Engage companies globally

Vienna, 4. December 2019
The corporAID conference 2019 discussed how a paradigm shift can be shaped into a new global partnership and the importance of economic development cooperation.

news flash

PREVENT: New Waste Alliance launched

About 30 Organizations from business, science, civil society and government institutions launched 2019's PREVENT waste alliance in Germany in May. She serves...