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ODA provided in 2010 by Luxembourg amounted to 1.09% of its GNI

Published Thursday April 21 2011

The figures for Luxembourg’s official development assistance (ODA) illustrate once again the Luxembourg Government’s continued and unfailing commitment in favour of a sustained international ODA at a high level, which is essential to the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals.

Since 2000, Luxembourg fulfils the commitment made in the framework of the United Nations to allocate at least 0.7% of its gross national income (GNI) to ODA. Luxembourg thus continues to work resolutely for the eradication of poverty in partnership with the developing countries, and in particular with the least developed

With a percentage of 1.09 %, Luxembourg comes second globally and ranks first among the Member States of the European Union.

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