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The OECD Global Forum on Sustainable Development, in cooperation with the World Bank and Agence Française de Développement, will discuss how governments in developing countries can work with local private water companies to provide affordable safe water and basic sanitation.
In a speech at the Annual Conference of the Club de Madrid, Angel Gurría focussed on the political economy of climate policies. He spoke about a range of policies that could be used to help address climate change, and the considerable challenges of implementing them.
Angel Gurría focussed on the role of global governance in crisis prevention in this speech, which was delivered at the "Conference of Foreign Affairs Committee and Development Committee Chairpersons of the European Union Member Countries" in Finland, on 28 September 2006.
More open markets have brought economic benefits to a broad range of countries over the years, including many in the developing world. How can the Doha Development Agenda talks on further opening up markets in agriculture, industrial and consumer goods, and services be made to live up to their name? Who stands to gain from more open markets and less government support in agriculture? How can developing countries make the most of new
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On current trends, the Millennium Development Goals may not be achieved in many developing countries, especially in Africa. Despite positive trends in the past decade, business investment and enterprise development in non-OECD regions continue to fall short of development needs. Realisation of this has led to renewed interest in the growth agenda and the importance of private investment for promoting the broad-based and sustained
Gender equality is an essential human right and crucial for economic growth. Work of the Development Centre highlights the important linkages between women's empowerment and sustainable development. We also propose a set of innovative measures to quantify inequaliti
This publication seeks to enhance understanding and consensus on why and how we need to work more strategically and coherently on the integration of human rights and development.
Two-thirds of the aid which the European Commission and the 22 member governments of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee pledged to countries hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami has been spent or ear-marked for specific projects, according to statistics gathered by the OECD.
Im Rahmen der von den reichsten Ländern der Welt gestarteten Initiative, dem schwächer werdenden Welthandel und den erlahmenden Entwicklungsverhandlungen neuen Elan zu geben, haben die Minister der OECD-Länder bei ihrer Tagung in Paris die Verpflichtungen ihrer Länder in Bezug auf die Millenniumserklärung und den Monterrey-Konsens zur Förderung der Entwicklung bekräftigt.
Vid OECD:s ministermöte i Paris har alla medlemsländer bekräftat Millenie- och Monterreydeklarationerna med målet att stärka pågående världshandels- och utvecklings förhandlingar.