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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: aid, making, effective, declaration, paris, survey, monitoring
Number of Pages: 153
Published: 2008-11-17
ISBN-10: 9264050833
ISBN-13: 9789264050839

This survey report which presents the results from the second, follow-up survey on monitoring the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, assesses progress in 55 developing countries and helps us understand the challenges in making aid more effective in advancing development. The findings are clear: progress is being made, but not fast enough. Unless they seriously gear up their efforts, developing countries and their external partners will not meet their international commitments and targets for effective aid by 2010. Action is needed now. This report makes three high-level policy recommendat
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Author: Ed Harris
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: current, law, rates, tax, federal, effective
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2008-01-01
ISBN-10: 1422319695
ISBN-13: 9781422319697

Examines how effective federal tax rates will change over the coming decade under current law -- that is, if the provisions of tax laws enacted in 2001, 2002, & 2003 phase in, phase out, & żsunsetż as scheduled. Under current law & the assumption that incomes grow at a constant rate, the overall effective federal tax rate drops from 21.5% in 2001 to 19.6% in 2004. It then rises irregularly over the subsequent decade as tax provisions phase in & out. The increases in the effective tax rate between 2005 & 2010 & between 2011 & 2014 occur primarily because rising real incomes move taxpayers int
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Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: programmes, policy, advocacy, effective, guide, control, knowledge, action, cancer
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 9241547529
ISBN-13: 9789241547529

Cancer Control: knowledge into action: WHO guide for effective programmes is a series of six modules offering guidance on all important aspects of effective cancer control planning and implementation.This Policy and advocacy module provides tools and advice on how to plan and advocate for sustainable cancer control policy and effective programme implementation. It outlines the capacity required for collaboration and communication, and sets out the optimal roles of various groups in advocacy. It recommends practical action steps, indicating how diverse groups can support effective cancer contro
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: aid, effective, making, declaration, monitoring, paris, survey
Number of Pages: 158
Published: 2008-11-30
ISBN-10: 9264050825
ISBN-13: 9789264050822

How effective is aid at helping countries meet their own development objectives? Some of the answers can be found in this survey report which presents the results from the second, follow-up survey on monitoring the Paris Declaration on aid effectiveness. It assesses progress in 55 developing countries and helps us understand the challenges in making aid more effective in advancing development. The findings are clear: progress is being made, but not fast enough. Unless they seriously gear up their efforts, developing countries and their external partners will not meet their international commit
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Author: William O. Jenkins
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: response, plans, congressional, testimony, effective, validating, criteria, developing, disaster
Number of Pages: 13
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437939953
ISBN-13: 9781437939958

Among the lessons learned from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina was that effective disaster response requires planning followed by the execution of training and exercises to validate those plans. FEMA is responsible for disaster response planning. This testimony focuses on: (1) criteria for effective disaster response planning established in FEMAżs National Response Framework; (2) additional guidance for disaster planning; (3) the status of disaster planning efforts; and (4) special circumstances in planning for oil spills. The auditor reviewed the policies and plans that form the basis of
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: papers, dac, reference, document, practice, delivery, donor, practices, effective, aid, harmonising
Number of Pages: 125
Published: 2003-04
ISBN-10: 9264199829
ISBN-13: 9789264199828

The international community is committed to helping partner countries meet the Millennium Development Goal of halving global poverty by 2015. Effective use of scarce official development assistance is one important contribution to this end. This is why the development community, under the auspices of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), is dedicated to implementing improvements in aid practices that deliver more effective and harmonised support to the efforts of partner countries.The good practices presented here have been designed to respond to this concern. They represent a set o
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: public, law, penalty, death, effective, antiterrorism
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 1998-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788148664
ISBN-13: 9780788148668

The complete text of P.L. 104-132 -- the Antiterrorism & Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, which was intended to deter terrorism, & provide justice for victims for an effective death penalty. Includes: Habeas Corpus reform; justice for victims (mandatory victim restitution, assistance to victims of terrorism); international terrorism prohibitions; terrorist & criminal alien removal & exclusion (asylum procedures); nuclear, biological, & chemical weapons restrictions; implementation of plastic explosives convention; criminal law modifications to counter terrorism (crimes & penalties, crimina
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