Abu Dhabi: The Gulf
As part of the UAE government's efforts to maintain its position as the world's largest ODA donor, compared to gross national income, the CTA team reviewed current and future challenges, available solutions and initiatives to strengthen the country's leadership in this humanitarian field.
The team reviews various joint national initiatives in humanitarian action, including the CEPO initiative to appoint a staff member or establish a coordination office in several recipient countries, its mission is to monitor the implementation and implementation of external assistance projects and to oversee their evaluation and coordination among UAE donors.
The meeting also reviewed Emergency Response and Emirates Emergency Response Initiative.
The group is handling foreign investment investment initiatives to form a humanitarian investment fund for all donors following an investment institution that proves successful projects, so that the funds can be invested and donations to benefit and increase the volume of donations and other funding sources for foreign assistance .
The team discussed strategic challenges in humanitarian assistance, including ways to facilitate the work of UAE foreign donors, safeguard the sustainability of UAE aid projects, and a mechanism to accelerate emergency aid funding. Humanitarian challenges in recent years have increased to unprecedented levels. , Require life-saving response times.
In addition, the participants discussed a mechanism to diversify and increase the source of foreign aid funding because the UAE sought to maintain its status as the largest donor of ODA compared to gross national income.
The working group reviews the results of national indicators and targets up to 2021. The official development assistance (ODA) ratio of the UAE national gross income (GNI) has shown an increasing trend over the past four years, with the 2013-2016 target exceeding the targets set by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Funding for the humanitarian response in 2017 to $ 23.5 billion, to help 141 million people, including 65.5 million people forced to move.