Ahead of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Summit in New York next week, Brookings today releases a new set of policy briefs - Making Development Aid More Effective - aimed at addressing the challenges of global development and aid effectiveness for the 21st century.
Making Development Aid More Effective
Experts from the Global Economy and Development program and other experts and practicioners in international development offer a range of policy recommendations that look beyond questions of increasing aid commitments and resources, and examine the effectiveness of different development approaches and the challenges of delivering development outcomes.
Approaches discussed include linking aid effectiveness to development strategies, scaling up collaborations between the private sector and official donors, balancing civilian and military roles in delivering international assistance and a host of other issues related to reforming global development assistance.
These policy briefs were commissioned for the 2010 Brookings Blum Roundtable, which annually brings together high-level government officials, academics, development practitioners and leaders from businesses, foundations and international organizations to consider new ways to alleviate global poverty through cross-sector collaboration.
ONGOING MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS ANALYSIS:
Brookings experts regularly analyze a number of issues that impact the Millennium Development Goals, including development aid, climate change, governance and corruption, and universal education.
Sent by Ragui Assaad.