The Third Meeting of the Total Official Support for Sustainable Development (TOSSD) Task Force will be organized by the Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in collaboration with the Global Affairs Canada on 24-25 January 2018 in Ottawa, Canada. SESRIC will be represented thereat by HE Amb. Musa KULAKLIKAYA, Director General, and Dr. Atilla KARAMAN, Researcher.
The Meeting will also be attended by the National Statistics Offices (NSOs) of Colombia, France, Mexico, Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, Tunisia, and United Kingdom; OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) members from Canada, Denmark, European Union (EU), France, Japan, and United States of America (USA); and partner country and non-DAC provider country representatives from Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Ghana, Nigeria, and Timor Leste.
The Third Meeting of the TOSSD Task Force Meeting will cover the following topics:
Structure of the TOSSD Reporting Instructions and draft preamble
Emerging draft excerpts of the TOSSD Reporting Instructions
o The definition of TOSSD
o Reporting principles and core statistical features
o Scope of the TOSSD statistical system
o Specific eligibility criteria
o Specific methods
o Reporting format
Possible options for TOSSD governance arrangements
Preparations for the March 2018 UN Statistical Commission session and TOSSD side event
Co-chaired by Ms. Lisa BERSALES, National Statistician of the Philippines Statistics Authority, and Mr. Laurent SARAZIN, Head of Unit for Development Financing, Effectiveness and Relations with Member States in the Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission, the TOSSD Task Force has the primary objective to clarify the features of the TOSSD statistical framework and develop recommendations for adjusting or improving the framework (definitions, measurement parameters and methodologies, eligibility criteria).
For more information, please visit: https://www.oecd.org/dac/financing-sustainable-development/development-finance-standards/tossd-task-force.htm