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This book examines the environmental impacts of international maritime transport, and looks more in detail at the impacts stemming from near-port shipping activities, the handling of the goods in the ports and from the distribution of the goods to the surrounding regions.
English, PDF, 399kb
Agricultural research fellowship award grants and international conferences sponsorships of the Co-operative Research Programme (CRP): Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems; advice for applicants for funding.
Biographical note of Canada's Permanent representative to the OECD.
Although Canada remains in an advantageous fiscal position relative to many other OECD countries as the global economy recovers from the 2008/09 recession, the deterioration in the country’s public finances has been substantial.
The unique OECD peer review process has helped improve public policy. It assesses how countries manage the design, adoption and enforcement of regulations according to a conceptual framework. It ensures comparability while taking account of institutional and cultural differences across countries.
As part of its ongoing work on the mutual agreement procedure (MAP) under tax treaties, the OECD makes available to the public annual statistics on the MAP caseloads of member countries and of certain non-OECD economies. MAP statistics have now been released for 2008 and 2009.
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This country note highlights key findings and challenges for Canada from the synthesis on Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers.
The OECD and Mexico’s Ministry of Economy are carrying out a regulatory reform programme to improve the competitiveness of its states. Multi-level regulatory governance is an important component of the regulatory reform agenda.
The OECD-Ontario Seminar on Improving Equity in Education, held in Toronto on 26 October 2010, was jointly organised by the Ontario Ministry of Education and the OECD to discuss Ontario’s policies and strategies, in the framework of the OECD project Overcoming School Failure: Policies that Work.
This single-country report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work explores some of the reasons behind this phenomena in Canada and the potential of its innovative recent and ongoing reforms.