multilateral aid

How much aid does the UK spend through the multilateral system?


In 2008, the United Kingdom’s total official development assistance (ODA) reached just under US$11 billion, excluding debt relief. The larger (62.3%) share (US$6.8 billion) was provided in the form of non-core funding – earmarked and lightly earmarked contributions channelled through UN and other multilateral agencies as well as NGOs/CSOs/Red Cross Movement, the public sector and public […]

UK spotlight on multilateral aid


DFID is in the process of reviewing its multilateral aid expenditure for value for money. The process began back in June when multilateral organisations were given the opportunity to comment on the methodology and draft criteria for the review. Ten country case studies were then carried out in August to obtain the views of local […]