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  • 13-October-2015

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    International conference for the economic recovery and development of Mali

    This conference brought together the Mali government and civil society, international partners, investors and diaspora to discuss the economic recovery and development of Mali.

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  • 8-October-2015

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    Is migration good for development? Wrong question!

    This summer’s conference in Addis Ababa acknowledged migration’s positive contribution to development. The newly adopted SDGs now take the next step of announcing migration-related targets. The SDGs recognise the need to protect the rights of migrant workers, especially women migrants, adopt well-managed migration policies and reduce remittance fees.

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  • 7-October-2015

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    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría presents new Multi-Dimensional Country Review to Peruvian President Ollanta Humala

    Economic and social reforms over the past two decades have enabled Peru to significantly improve growth and well-being while raising incomes and reducing poverty.

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  • 7-October-2015

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    Climate financing momentum builds

    Public and private finance mobilised by developed countries for climate action in developing countries reached USD 62 billion in 2014, up from USD 52 billion in 2013 and making an average of USD 57 billion annually over the 2013-14 period, according to a new OECD study in collaboration with Climate Policy Initiative (CPI).

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  • 7-October-2015

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    Measuring discrimination will bring the gender equality global goal a step closer

    A warning often repeated since the Rio+20 summit is that lessons learned from the millennium development goals should not be forgotten when the sustainable development goals – the new development framework adopted at the United Nations general assembly – replace them. Such concerns seem warranted given the mixed report card on the MDGs.

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  • 6-October-2015

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    Ghana becomes the 50th member of the OECD Development Centre

    Ghana’s entry today into the OECD Development Centre marks a significant stride in support of the country’s inclusive growth and development strategy. It also deepens the Centre’s global representativeness and institutional cooperation with pan-African arenas as it welcomes its 9th African member country.

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  • 6-October-2015

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    How the private sector can advance development

    The recently adopted SDGs for the post-2015 era focus on economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection as interconnected dimensions of broader global development. Unlike the MDGs, achieving this new set of ambitious goals calls for bolder action from diverse actors across society, whose collective efforts outweigh what they could deliver individually. And the private sector is not least among these actors. Why?

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  • 5-October-2015

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    The SDGs call for a revitalised global partnership: What should we do differently this time?

    Partnerships were central from the adoption of the MDGs in 2000. Public, private and civil society entities forged ties, leading to some outstanding results. This was notable in health, where path-breaking co-operation across governments, companies and foundations improved millions of lives through medicines and vaccines. Given this track record, why do the SDGs 15 years later require revitalising global partnerships?

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  • 5-October-2015

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    OECD tax work with developing countries: Boosting the partnership and increasing the benefits

    Tax avoidance via the legal use of international tax loopholes has eroded government revenue and undermined the fairness and integrity of national tax systems. To help countries re-establish their tax sovereignty, the OECD has been working with the G20 and dozens of developing countries. The OECD has also developed a new standard to improve tax transparency across the globe.

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  • 1-October-2015

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    Better Policies for Development 2015

    This report introduces the concept of Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development (PCSD), along with a proposal for monitoring coherence. It also applies a policy coherence lens to green growth, as one of the priority areas for policy coherence identified in the OECD Strategy on Development.

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