Luxembourg Overall Performance

Luxembourg ranked 18th in the HRI 2011, dropping eight positions from 2010, mainly due to lower scores from its field partners. Based on the patterns of its scores, Luxembourg is classified as a Group 3 donor. Donors in this group tend to perform below average in all pillars, with the exception of Pillar 1 (Responding to needs) and Pillar 2 (Prevention, risk reduction and recovery), where they score close to average. Other donors in the group include Australia, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, and Spain. Luxembourg’s overall score was below the OECD/DAC and Group 3 averages. It scored below the OECD/DAC average in all pillars. Compared to other Group 3 donors, Luxembourg was above average in all pillars, with the exception of Pillar 2 and Pillar 5 (Learning and accountability), where it scored below average.

Luxembourg did best compared to its OECD/DAC peers in indicators on Funding UN and RC/RC, appeals, Funding international risk mitigation, Independence of aid and Timely funding to partners. Its scores were relatively the lowest in Funding and commissioning evaluations, Participating in accountability initiatives, Funding accountability initiatives, Reducing climate-related vulnerability and Advocacy towards local authorities. In general, Luxembourg ranked significantly better in the quantitative indicators than in the qualitative, survey-based indicators, which may be due to its limited capacity and field presence.

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