Hubert de Milly

Policy Officer in charge of "Developement Agenda" at AFD

3 published articles

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Hubert de Milly is an agricultural engineer and holds a PhD in institutional economics. At AFD since 2013, he has been following the international aid agenda, in particular the issue of the SDGs, within the Strategy Directorate. He also participates actively in the OECD-DAC reform of ODA measurement.

Beforehand, after twenty years on the field in Africa and in India, working for the French ministries for Cooperation and Foreign Affairs, he was Deputy Director for Development Strategies at the French MoFA from 2004 to 2007. Then at the OECD-DCD for 5 years, he was team leader on aid effectiveness issues, Secretary of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, and organizer of the Accra (2008) and Busan (2011) Forums.

ID4D Articles


The exhaustive nature of the SDGs: what impacts for development agencies?

The new global “sustainable” development goals (SDGs) not only target geographical universality, but also the convergence of thematic agendas. This poses a challenge for governments worldwide. It is also a challenge for international aid in terms of providing the best possible support to the countries that are the furthest from the target.


SDGs: What are 17 goals in view of the planet’s future?

This autumn, the United Nations should once again demonstrate that whatever the grievances made towards it, it continues to be an engine for building international consensus on some major issues. This will be the case with the new “roadmap” for global development, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will be taking over from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).


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