Luxembourg has been a member of the Development Aid Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since 1992. A unique international forum, with its 30 members the DAC brings together the largest providers of development assistance. In 2021 the DAC celebrated 60 years of existence.
In 2021, Luxembourg launched a strategic and prospective study on the positioning of Luxembourg Development Cooperation in Central America. The study’s objective was to identify avenues and approaches to feed into Luxembourg’s thinking with a view to adjusting or reorienting the future strategic positioning of Luxembourg Development Cooperation in Nicaragua, El Salvador and at regional level.
The Directorate of Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs supports development and humanitarian action programmes implemented by a wealth of partners. A robust data centralisation and management instrument is essential. Therefore, and with the aim of modernisation, the ministry believes that it is now necessary to transition to a professional information system.