Lithuania


  • 28-June-2016

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    Skills Matter: Further Results from the Survey of Adult Skills – Lithuania

    The Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) directly measures proficiency in several information-processing skills – namely literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments.

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  • 24-June-2016

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    Improve skills to build fairer, more inclusive societies

    Poor skills severely reduce a person’s chance of a better-paying and more-rewarding job, and have a major impact on how the benefits of economic growth are shared within societies. In countries where large shares of adults have poor skills, it is difficult to introduce productivity-enhancing technologies and new ways of working, which stalls improvements in living standards, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 18-May-2016

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    Reforming benefits in Lithuania to generate a double dividend: Making work pay while better protecting the jobless

    Inequality measures in Lithuania (like in Estonia and Latvia) are high. To an important extent this is related to the high risk of poverty for non-working individuals and to the low rewards to work. Therefore, increasing the quality of jobs, ensuring that the most vulnerable have access to employment and providing adequate income support for those that have lost their job are key for making labour markets and the economy more inclusive.

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  • 20-April-2016

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    Database on instruments used for environmental policy

    This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.

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  • 18-April-2016

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    Lithuania's Official Development Assistance (ODA)

    In 2014, Lithuania’s net ODA amounted to USD 46 million, representing a decrease of 10% in real terms over 2013. The ODA/GNI ratio also fell, from 0.11% to 0.10%. Preliminary data show that ODA reached USD 44 million in 2015 (0.11% of GNI).

  • 25-March-2016

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    OECD Reviews of School Resources: Lithuania 2016

    The effective use of school resources is a policy priority across OECD countries. The OECD Reviews of School Resources explore how resources can be governed, distributed, utilised and managed to improve the quality, equity and efficiency of school education.
    The series considers four types of resources: financial resources, such as public funding of individual schools; human resources, such as teachers, school leaders and education administrators; physical resources, such as location, buildings and equipment; and other resources, such as learning time.
    This series offers timely policy advice to both governments and the education community. It includes both country reports and thematic studies.

  • 15-March-2016

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Vilnius on 14-15 March 2016

    The Secretary-General presented the 2016 OECD Economic Assessment of Lithuania and met with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė and high-level representatives. He also opened the Nature Research Centre, the Centre for Physical Sciences and Technology, and the CERN exhibition “Accelerating Science” at Vilnius University.

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  • 15-March-2016

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    CERN exhibition: Accelerating Science

    I am delighted to be here today to celebrate human progress driven by science, a theme dear to the OECD. Today we welcome not only the opening of the CERN exhibition “Accelerating Science”, but also the inauguration of the Nature Research Centre and the Joint Centre for Physical Science and Technology.

  • 15-March-2016

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    Launch of the 2016 Economic Survey of Lithuania

    I’m delighted to be here in Vilnius to share the main conclusions from our Economic Assessment of Lithuania. This is the first report of this kind for Lithuania, but one which should be the first of many, now that Lithuania has embarked on the process of accession to OECD membership.

  • 15-March-2016

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    Economic Survey of Lithuania 2016

    Accession to the euro area confirms Lithuania’s commitment to sound and sustainable economic policies. The economy is expected to recover despite weak Russian demand.

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