Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.
The OECD will release a new PISA report, “Students on Line: Reading and Using Digital Information”, that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn, on Tuesday 28 June 2011.
English, , 719kb
This study surveys the corporate governance landscape and sets out recommendations from across 8 key issues relevant to board effectiveness: board duties; handling of conflicts of interest; selection and structure criteria; criteria for independence; board committees; Chairman/CEO separation; board risk management; and board evaluation.
English, , 1,272kb
La evaluación de la Declaración de París en Colombia ha sido desarrollada por un equipo interdisciplinario, que orienta su trabajo metodológico a partir de un enfoque nacional y una perspectiva territorial.
This working paper reviews 10 in–depth case studies of urban projects proposed and operating within the realm of Joint Implementation (JI) and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. Environment Working Paper No. 29.
English, PDF, 337kb
In terms of strategies and approaches, the five Swedish projects in Colombia are quite diverse. All of the projects are difficult to assess with respect to fulfilment of objectives, due to the way objectives have been formulated and problems of attribution.
This seminar brings together policy makers from Latin America and economists from academia, international organisations and the private sector to discuss policies that would help Latin American countries to strengthen their growth potential.
The School is organising specialised courses on socio-economic development and creating an international platform to exchange experiences and knowledge between public officers and practitioners from OECD member and non member countries that deals with cooperation and local development issues.
"Comunidad y desarollo local" es un curso intensivo residencial de dos semanas construido para un grupo de estudio colombiano para un trabajo de investigación e intercambio sobre el proceso de definición de una estrategia de desarollo local.
The OECD Development Centre co-organised a workshop with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Corporation for Andean Development (CAF) on Financing Infrastructures in Latin America.