Tuesday, November 21, 2017

DT 3-4 / 2016

OECD awaits Finnish action on anti-bribery

 
Deep dissatisfaction led to the OECD’s sharp statement on Finland’s weak anti-bribery efforts. Now Prime Minister Juha Sipilä is taking action.
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Fading interest in general budget support

 
A decade ago, giving aid as general budget support was the “main game in town.” Now only a handful of countries receive GBS from Nordic donors.
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Denmark may have over-reported domestic refugee costs as aid

 
The OECD, which monitors official development assistance (ODA), will contact the Danish government following concerns that funds used for language and job training for asylum seekers in Denmark may have been wrongfully reported as aid, Development Today has learned.
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