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This report examines the way in which wider policy tools can be used to support our common development objectives, also referred to as “Policy Coherence for Development”. It covers 19 development policy topics, together spanning virtually and horizontally the whole of OECD’s work.
The PCD initiative has developed guidance on good institutional practices to support policy coherence.
PCD council recommendation
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This report introduces the conceptualisation of progress towards policy coherence by means of a three-phase cycle, with each phase of the cycle supported primarily by one of three building blocks: (i) political commitment and policy statements; (ii) policy coordination mechanisms; and (iii) systems for monitoring, analysis and reporting.
This publication draws on discussion papers prepared for the workshop Policy Coherence in the Application of Information and Communication Technologies for Development, held on 11-12 September 2009. It examines some of the main challenges in closing the discrepancies in access to ICTs and use of ICTs between countries.
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extract from forthcoming infoDev/ OECD publication on ICTs for development
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Summary of the 26 October 2009 Seminar on Health and PCD
On average, people are healthier and live longer today than before. But progress in health outcomes has been highly uneven across the world. This event underscores the importance of mutually supportive policies for combating the spread of disease and reducing poverty.
A platform for policymakers, experts and practicioners from developing and developed countries to share their experiences and exchange views on effective Technical Barriers to Trade policy orientations from an open market perspective.