Brian Atwood, director of the OECD development committee DAC:
«More responsibility for the recipients»
To capitalize on its experience and improve its development programmes and projects, SDC needs to evaluate the effectiveness of its activities critically and systematically. This is how development cooperation and humanitarian aid will be able to achieve their central objective, which is to alleviate poverty in the widest sense.
|Annual Conference 2012
Cooperation is bearing fruit: retrospect of the Conference, films, speeches and press release.
|Debate on effectiveness
In adopting the Millennium Development Goals, the international community set itself concrete objectives for the very first time.
selected SDC programmes
A programme always has multiple effects: economic, social, cultural and political. To assess the validity of a project, we therefore try to analyze its results, both positive and negative.
|Effectiveness reports and annual reports
Since 2008, SDC has been publishing in-depth effectiveness reports on specific topics every two years.