The Minister of the Maghreb, the African Union and the Arab League, Abdelkader Messahel, highlighted yesterday in Addis Ababa, the "I" of Algeria that the official development assistance (ODA) should be "revisited" in a "spirit partnership and in agreement with the principles of effectiveness. "
"And 'the conviction of Algeria that official development assistance (ODA), which plays a key role in the fight against poverty, building productive capacity of poor countries and to reduce deficits in the field of infrastructure, should be revisited in a spirit partnership and in agreement with the principles of effectiveness, already established in common, including the question of the structure and assignment, "Messahel said in his speech at the International Conference on Financing for Development 3. Reiterating its "call to meet its commitments in terms of official development assistance," Algeria welcomes the countries that have announced at this conference, the increased level of ODA or confirmed existing commitments, he said.
As such, continued Messahel, Algeria ", calls for respect for all the commitments made in the Monterrey Consensus, which clearly states that the debt reduction, the promotion of productive investment and the reform of global economic governance".
"We remain convinced that a moratorium on repayment of the debt is absolutely necessary with regard to low income countries," he argued. At the same time, he stressed the importance of this conference, because in particular he noted, that "comes at a crucial moment for the international agenda for development, through the evaluation of the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals and the launch of the objectives of Sustainable Development ". "Algeria believes that achieving the ambition that we have collectively made to the Rio + 20 Summit is based on our contribution to the triple success of this conference, the Summit adopted the agenda post-2015 development of September 2015, and the 21st Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, at the end of the year, far from any idea of conditionality or undue proof of intent unjustified ", noted Mr. Messahel. "An assessment of the progress both benevolent and uncompromising for the implementation of the Monterrey Consensus and the Doha Declaration, in a context of accelerated globalization, the expansion of the major economies and crisis induced systematic devastating for Developing countries that have accompanied it seems to be the appropriate method to admit the existence of undeniable progress in the fight against extreme poverty and social development ", t he thinks.
Third conférence internationale sur le financement du développement À Addis Ababa
He considered that "this objective method is sure to bring the essentials of the debate, as the enormous efforts made by African countries, as a whole, since the launch of the NEPAD initiative in 2002 to improve governance in all its aspects to optimize service the mobilization of the range of sources of development finance arrangements. "There is also a" better allocation of available resources or the mortgage of foreign debt that has deprived many economies expected earnings Continent of these endogenous efforts, "said Messahel yet.