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Brian Atwood's legacy as OECD-DAC chair

Brian Atwood passes on the role of Development Assistance Committee chairman to Solheim.

At the center of it all was Brian Atwood, the even-tempered U.S. foreign aid veteran who cast a wide shadow in his post as chair of the OECD-DAC over the last two years - a post he stepped down from at the end of 2012. Atwood, who has referred to the DAC as the "intellectual center of the development mission," led tough negotiations on everything from aid effectiveness to climate change to aid cuts during the financial crisis.

January 4, 2013

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