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Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in Sydney from 21 to 23 February 2014 to attend the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meetings. While in Sydney, the Secretary-General launched the 2014 OECD Going for Growth report, alongside Mr. Joseph Benedict "Joe" Hockey, Treasurer of Australia.
The Co-operative Research Programme (CRP)'s Call for Applications for conference sponsorship and research fellowships for 2015 will open in March 2014. The CRP supports work on sustainable use of natural resources in agriculture, forests, fisheries and food production.
How can government policies move towards increasing agricultural innovation and improving productivity? This OECD conference shared case studies and ideas from Europe, China, United States, India, Africa, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand.
A new report "Towards Zero: Ambitious Road Safety Targets and the Safe System Approach" was released at OECD/ITF high level road safety seminar in Paris, held on 25-26 September. Read the Press Release
The conference was a collaboration between the Centre for Public Policy at the University of Melbourne, the Victorian Department of Planning and Community Development, the Australian Government and the OECD’s LEED Programme.
Summarises proceedings of a conference looking at examples of human genetic research databases, how they are established, how they are managed and governed, how they might be commercialised, and what the policy considerations might be.
This event will bring together key policy makers, community leaders and researchers from around Australia, together with leading experts from other OECD countries. The aim is to deepen the academic and policy debate about the impact and value of efforts to ‘join-up' different public services...
This conference will address topics such as social enterprises and corporate social responsibility. It aims to foster a dialogue on how social innovation can play an important role in contemporary economies and on how governments can foster it.