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  • 26-April-2017

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    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Cambodia

    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Cambodia is the result of a project carried out by the Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) and the OECD Development Centre, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior and with support from the European Union.  The project aimed to provide policy makers with evidence on the way migration influences specific sectors – the labour market, agriculture, education and investment and financial services – and, in turn, how sectoral policies affect migration. The report addresses three dimensions of the migration cycle that have become an important part of the country's social and economic contexts: emigration, remittances and return.

    The results of the empirical work confirm that even though migration contributes to the development of Cambodia, the potential of migration is not fully exploited. One explanation is that migration only appears to a very limited extent in the National Strategic Development Plan. Many policy makers in Cambodia do not sufficiently take migration into account in their respective policy areas. Cambodia therefore needs to adopt a more coherent policy agenda to do more to integrate migration into its National Strategic Development Plan, improve co-ordination mechanisms and strengthen international co-operation. This would enhance the contribution of migration to development in the country.

  • 24-April-2017

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    DevCom SDG Communications

    The SDGs cannot be achieved without citizens and development communicators can help mobilise them into action. This is why the OECD Development Communication Network (DevCom) is setting up a Peer Learning Hub for SDG Communicators.

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  • 18-April-2017

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    Côte d'Ivoire: Final workshop, 18-20 April 2017, Abidjan

    The OECD Development Centre organized, together with the Ministry of Youth (Ministére de la Promotion de la Jeunesse – MPJEJSC), a workshop to discuss present and discuss the results of the Youth Well-being policy reviews in Côte d’Ivoire, developed in the framework of the EU-OECD Youth Inclusion project.

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  • 14-April-2017

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    Ensuring quality infrastructure is a pressing priority in emerging Asia, say international leaders gathered in Tokyo at the First OECD International Economic Forum on Asia

    Emerging Asian economies will continue to show robust growth in the medium term, with projected annual growth in Gross Domestic Product of 6.2% on average over the 2017-2021 period, according to the OECD Development Centre’s projections.

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  • 14-April-2017

    Japanese

    アジア新興国では質の高いインフラの確保が最重要課題 ――東京第1回アジア国際経済フォーラムで国際リーダーらが表明

    新興アジア諸国は、中期的にも底堅い経済成長が続くと思われ、OECD開発センターの経済予測によれば、この先5年間で(2017年~2021年)、国内総生産(GDP)年間成長率は平均6.2%となる見通しです。

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  • 28-March-2017

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    EMnet Green Investment 2017

    This Policy Note provides insights and policy recommendations from the private sector on the business implications of the Paris Agreement at the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) in December 2015.

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  • 28-March-2017

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    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Georgia

    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Georgia is the result of a project carried out by the Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC-Georgia) and the OECD Development Centre, in collaboration with the State Commission on Migration Issues (SCMI) and with support from the European Union. The project aimed to provide policy makers with evidence on the way migration influences specific sectors – the labour market, agriculture, education and investment and financial services – and, in turn, how sectoral policies affect migration. The report addresses three dimensions of the migration cycle that have changed remarkably in Georgia over the last 20 years: emigration, remittances and return.

    The results of the empirical work confirm that even though migration contributes to the development of Georgia, the potential of migration is not fully exploited. One explanation is that, despite headway in the field of migration and development through the creation of the SCMI, not all policy makers in Georgia take migration sufficiently into account in their respective policy areas. Georgian authorities therefore need to adopt a more coherent policy agenda and better integrate migration into their sectoral strategies to enhance the contribution of migration to development in the country.

  • 28-March-2017

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    Beyond Shifting Wealth - Perspectives on Development Risks and Opportunities from the Global South

    Emerging and developing countries have grown faster than advanced countries since the 2000s. This shifting weight of global economic activity from 'the West' to 'East and South' is referred to as 'shifting wealth'. But in recent years, a number of factors, such as lower commodity prices, seem  to have brought this movement to a pause. Is the period of rapid growth in the emerging world over? This anthology takes stock of the situation and goes beyond the 'shifting wealth' narrative. It offers a forward-looking perspective on global risks and development opportunities over the next 15 years. It collects the perspectives of thought leaders from developing and emerging economies, offering their views and solutions on the most pressing global development challenges.

    The first chapter provides the OECD Development Centre's analysis of major development trends. These trends include: slowing growth in China, the end of the commodity super cycle, increasing difficulty accessing global financial markets, demographic transitions, faltering job creation, rapid urbanisation, the negative effects of climate change and conflict and security. These challenges also provide development opportunities. Twelve thought leaders and development practitioners from the global South explore these opportunities in four thematic chapters. They deal with issues such as: structural transformation in a new macro environment; inclusive societies; energy and the environment; and new forms of development co-operation.

    The anthology provides a starting point for dialogue and exchange on these risks and challenges as well as potential solutions to them.

  • 27-March-2017

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    EMnet Asia 2017

    Regional economic integration progressed rapidly in 2015 and 2016 in Asia, with important consequences for future trade and development. This note provides insights and suggested policy recommendations from the business sector on the trade and investment implications of enhanced economic integration in Asia.

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  • 24-March-2017

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    EMnet Policy Note Latin America 2017

    EMnet Policy Note Latin America 2017

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