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Europe remains the world’s biggest development donor

Apr 11, 2019 | News

(11 April 2019) – With €74.4 billion, the European Union and its Member States continued to be the world’s leading provider of official development assistance in 2018.


This was confirmed by the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC) in their latest report on preliminary figures for 2018.

Collective assistance from the European Union and its Member States amounted to more than €74.4 billion in 2018.

European development assistance represents almost 57% of the total global development assistance by all OECD-DAC donors.

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