The International Development Co-operation (IDC) is a Chief Directorate unit within the Budget Office of the National Treasury established with the purpose of overseeing, coordinating, mobilising and managing official development cooperation to the Government of the Republic of South Africa. In addition, the IDC ensures enhanced development cooperation co-ordination with Development partners, government departments and non-state actors through established forums such as bilateral consultations, development co-operation forums and inter-departmental dialogue. These enhance greater accountability and transparency.
Specifically the IDC is mandated to:
Beyond the internationally agreed compacts, the IDC aligns its development co-operation initiatives to the following principles guiding the conceptualisation, design, negotiation and execution of development co-operation interventions, notably: