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This is one in a series of Advisory Notes that supplement the OECD DAC Good Practice Guidance on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). It illustrates how considerations of Disaster Risk Reduction can be integrated into strategic planning through SEA.
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The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) aims to reduce secrecy in the sector.EITI needs more specific minimum disclosure standards together with a stronger engagement of civil society.
This publication demonstrates that natural resources can contribute to growth, employment, exports and fiscal revenues. It highlights the importance of policies encouraging the sustainable management of these resources, while emphasizing the special governance challenges.
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Prepared for the September 2008 Accra High-Level Forum, this publication is a mid-term review of progress towards the 2005 Paris Declaration commitments made by partners and donors.
Poverty Reduction and Social Development - Newsletter Winter 2008/2009. In this edition: launch of Wikigender 2.0; preparing International Women's Day 2009; informal employment and the economic crisis.
Investment Compact for South East Europe (South East Europe Compact for Reform, Investment, Integrity and Growth) is a leading programme designed to improve the investment climate and to encourage private sector development in South East Europe (SEE).
The MENA-OECD Investment Programme seeks to mobilise investment—foreign, regional and domestic—as a driving force for growth, stability and prosperity throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This programme is part of the MENA-OECD Initiative on Governance and Investment for Development (www.oecd.org/mena).
International Women’s Day is around the corner. Every year, the 8th of March marks a major day of global celebration for the economic, political and social achievements of women - and an occasion for the Development Centre to present its work on gender equality.
The financial and economic crisis has deep implications for employment across the planet. The crisis brings to an end a period of relatively strong and sustained growth, which was accompanied by the creation of many new jobs.