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  • 22-May-2017

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    Unlock the potential of African entrepreneurs for accelerating Africa’s industrial transformation, says the African Economic Outlook 2017

    Ahmedabad, India, May 22, 2017 – African governments need to integrate entrepreneurship more fully into their industrialisation strategies, according to the African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2017 released today at the African Development Bank Group’s 52nd Annual Meetings

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  • 22-May-2017

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    African Economic Outlook 2017 - Entrepreneurship and Industrialisation

    The African Economic Outlook 2017 presents the continent’s current state of affairs and forecasts its situation for the coming two years. This annual report examines Africa’s performance in crucial areas: macroeconomics, external financial flows and tax revenues, trade policies and regional integration, human development, and governance. For its 16th edition, the report  takes a hard look at the role of entrepreneurs in Africa’s industrialisation process. It proposes practical steps that African governments can take to carry out effective industrialisation strategies. Policies aimed at improving skills, business clusters and financing could remove important constraints on African private enterprises. A section of country  notes summarises recent economic growth, forecasts gross domestic product for 2017 and 2018, and highlights the main policy issues facing each of the 54 African countries. A statistical annex compares country-specific economic, social and political variables.

  • 22-May-2017

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    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Armenia

    Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Armenia is the result of a project carried out by the Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC-Armenia) and the OECD Development Centre, in collaboration with the State Migration Service (SMS) 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 Armenia, the potential of migration is not fully exploited. One explanation is that many policy makers in Armenia do not sufficiently take migration into account in their respective policy areas. Armenia therefore needs to adopt a more coherent policy agenda to do more to integrate migration into development strategies, improve co-ordination mechanisms and strengthen international co-operation. This would enhance the contribution of migration to development in the country.

  • 19-May-2017

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    We must protect the poorest as the fight of our lives

    I have always believed in Martin Luther King’s statement that the arc of the moral universe is long but bends towards justice. But as we face a new wave of populism borne by the inequities of globalisation, it appears that the arc may have grown longer.

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  • 12-May-2017

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    Key Issues affecting Youth in Jordan

    The article contains general information on youth-related issues in Jordan.

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  • 5-May-2017

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    Key Issues affecting Youth in Côte d'Ivoire

    The article contains general information on youth-related issues in Côte d'Ivoire

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  • 5-May-2017

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    European Development Days: “Better policies for better youth livelihoods”, 16 June 2016, Brussels

    The OECD Development Centre took part in the European Development Days 2016. In collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat, the OECD organized the session “Better policies for better youth livelihoods” where they presented their initiatives in implementing programmes and influencing youth participation in policy making.

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  • 5-May-2017

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    EMnet meeting on Latin America, 9 June 2017

    The EMnet meeting on Latin America will take place on Friday 9 June 2017 at the French Ministries of Economy and Finance in Paris.

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  • 3-May-2017

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    Triangular co-operation repository of projects

    Triangular co-operation is a highly relevant mechanism to implement the 2030 Agenda offering great variety in terms of scale, scope, regions, sectors and project types. This repository has data on the topics, budgets and durations of over 420 triangular co-operation projects based on the information that respondents shared in the 2015 OECD survey on triangular co-operation.

  • 28-April-2017

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    Moldova: Mid-term review workshop, 2 December 2016, Chisinau

    The OECD organized together with the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Moldova a multi-stakeholder workshop in Chisinau, Moldova, on the 02 December 2016. Representatives of ministries, international organisations, researchers and youth representatives discussed the preliminary findings of the OECD Youth Inclusion country study to feed back into the project cycle.

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