Briefing Paper (in German: Analysen und Stellungnahmen) are always four pages long and discuss ongoing and controversial issues in international relations. By including recommendations, the series primarily aims at policy makers, practitioners, and representatives of the (professional) media industry. Besides, the series is also open to everyone interested in developmental issues.
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Pauw, Pieter / Adis Dzebo (2016)
Briefing Paper 22/2016
Private investments are important for countries to adapt to climate change. Yet how realistic is it to rely on the mobilisation of private investments in adaptation, in particular for less developed countries? This Policy Brief aims to answer this question in relation to Kenya
Klingebiel, Stephan / Sebastian Paulo (2015)
Briefing Paper 14/2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a test for global cooperation. As part of the implementation of the SDGs, governments and international organisations should use "orchestration" to foster innovative approaches to cooperation.
Baumann, Max-Otto / Silke Weinlich (2018)
Briefing Paper 13/2018
Can the United Nations Development System become a forceful player for realizing the 2030 Agenda? In May 2018, states set the course for reforms. While these have shortcomings, they provide a good starting point for a more effective and efficient system. Vigorous follow-up is needed.
At a time of global economic crisis, donor agencies are under increasing pressure to provide evidence of the positive results of their work. This paper analyses the limitations and risks of using standard indicators to report on aggregate outputs and outcomes of interventions at agency level.
Janus, Heiner / Stephan Klingebiel / Timo Casjen Mahn (2014)
Briefing Paper 3/2014
The future shape of development cooperation as a policy field is under debate. In the context of the post-2015 agenda, the Busan "Global Partnership" and the UN's Development Cooperation Forum exhibit significant overlap.What platform will be seen as legitimate, effective and relevant?
Bindenagel Šehović, Annamarie / Stephan Klingebiel (2014)
Briefing Paper 14/2014
The Ebola pandemic is a crisis of global proportion and of global concern. It is locally concentrated, and requires responses on a local scale with a global scope. It is at once a health crisis, with severe economic repercussions, and a threat to peace and security, especially in the region.
Janus, Heiner / Niels Keijzer (2014)
Briefing Paper 13/2014
This briefing addresses both the conceptual and the political underpinnings of a post-2015 accountability framework. It examines how key components of post-2015 accountability can be brought together in one coherent framework.
There is a possibility that the development ministers of the OECD will agree on a new definition of official development assistance (ODA) at the end of 2014. The debate about a suitable new ODA definition covers the entire spectrum of development policy topics involving structural change.
Ye, Jiang / Thomas Fues (2014)
Briefing Paper 2/2014
The paper analyses the position of China in the UN process for a post-2015 global development agenda and formulates policy recommendations for the Chinese leadership which would enhance the country’s contributions to the developing world and the provision of global public goods.
The OECD's Development Assistance Committee is the only international organisation that regularly reviews it's members' development cooperation policies and systems. The reviews are critrical and constructive and have proved their worth as an instrument of quality assurance and collective learning.