Australia MDG Summit commitment 1

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Date of commitment: 
September 2010

Commitment

Reaffirmed it will honor its commitments. By 2015, on current projections, Australia’s aid budget will double and it expects between 2010 and 2015 to allocate AS5 billion to education; AS1.6 billion to women's and children's health; AS1.8 billion to food security; $1.2billion for action on climate change adaptation and mitigation in developing countries, including the 39 small island developing states.

Target

- Double aid budget by 2015
- AS5 billion to education
- AS1.6 billion to women's and children's health
- AS1.8 billion to food security;
- $1.2billion to climate change action

Progress

- 0.27% of GNI as ODA in 2014
- no data available for other targets

Gap

- Target not clearly specified, thus it is difficult to measure gap
- no data available for other targets

Additionality

It is not clear how this relates to other ODA commitments.

Data source: 
2010 MDG Summit GA Statement