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OECD Development Co-operation Peer Reviews: Sweden 2013
OECD Publishing , Publication date:  25 Jun 2014
Pages: 140 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback) + PDF
ISBN: 9789264204874 , OECD Code: 432013051P1
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This DAC peer reviews of Sweden assesses its overall development co-operation performance, examining both policy and implementation. It takes an integrated, system-wide perspective on the development co-operation and humanitarian assistance activities of the country under review.

Table of contents:

Abbreviations and acronyms 9
Sweden’s aid at a glance 11
Context of Sweden’s Peer Review 13
The DAC’s main findings and recommendations 15
Report 23
Chapter 1. Towards a comprehensive Swedish development effort 25
-Global development issues 25
-Policy coherence for development 26
-Engaging in partner countries: co-ordinated government approach at partner country level 30
-Financing for development 32
Chapter 2. Sweden’s vision and policies for development co-operation 37
-Policies, strategies and commitments 37
-Decision-making 41
-Policy focus 44
Chapter 3. Allocating Sweden’s official development assistance 51
-Overall ODA volume 51
-Bilateral allocations 54
-Multilateral allocations 59
Chapter 4. Managing Sweden’s development co-operation 63
-Institutional system operation 63
-Innovation and behaviour change 66
-Human resources 67
Chapter 5. Sweden’s development co-operation delivery and partnerships 73
-Budgeting and programming processes 73
-Partnerships 78
-Fragile states 81
Chapter 6. Results and accountability of Sweden’s development co-operation 85
-Results-based management system 85
-Evaluation system 87
-Institutional learning 90
-Communication, accountability, and development awareness 91
Chapter 7. Sweden’s humanitarian assistance 97
-Strategic framework 97
-Effective programme design 99
-Effective delivery, partnerships and instruments 100
-Organisation fit for purpose 102
-Results, learning and accountability 103
Annex A. Progress since the 2009 DAC peer review recommendations 107
Annex B. OECD statistics on official development assistance 113
Annex C.1. Field visit to Uganda 121
Annex C.2. Field visit to Democratic Republic of Congo 129
Annex D.1. Organigram – Ministry for Foreign Affairs 137
Annex D.2. Organigram - Sida 138
Annex E. The Government of Sweden’s drafting procedures and policy coherence for development 139

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