Publications & Documents


  • 13-May-2016

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    PCSD Framework: Thematic Module on Food Security

    The Framework on Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development ('the PCSD Framework') provides guidance to governments on how to analyse, apply and track progress on PCSD. It represents a deliverable of the 2012 OECD Strategy on Development and forms part of the Organisation's strategic response to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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  • 13-May-2016

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    PCSD Framework: Generic Module

    The Framework on Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development ('the PCSD Framework') provides guidance to governments on how to analyse, apply and track progress on PCSD. It represents a deliverable of the 2012 OECD Strategy on Development and forms part of the Organisation's strategic response to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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  • 13-May-2016

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    Rethinking Tax Services - The Changing Role of Tax Service Providers in SME Tax Compliance

    The landscape of tax services, traditionally provided by parties such as tax advisors, accountants and other tax practitioners, is changing, thanks to new technologies and services such as online accounting and filing, mobile devices, and machine-to-machine communication. This may lead to more integrated tax systems, in which taxation is part of the day-to-day operations of SMEs. This report provides an overview of relevant technological and business developments and new service solutions. It also explores how these influence SMEs, tax service providers and tax administrations – and the way that they co-operate. Tax administrations can adopt different types of network strategies for co-operating with tax service providers. The report identifies four basic network strategies. In countries without an established tax service provider infrastructure, such as developing and emerging economies, leveraging new technologies (such as online services and mobile payment) may create new possibilities for providing infrastructure that is both beneficial for SMEs and promotes tax compliance.

  • 12-May-2016

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    OECD Investment Policy Reviews: Philippines 2016

    This review assesses the overall investment climate in the Philippines, looking at investment policy, investment promotion and facilitation, competition policy, infrastructure investment and responsible business conduct. The Review documents successful reform episodes over the past 25 years in the Philippines, assesses their impact and suggests areas for further reforms. It looks at how to raise investment levels by both foreign and domestic enterprises and at how to ensure that such investment contributes to sustainable and inclusive growth. The current macroeconomic situation in the Philippines is favourable, remittances are high, the business process outsource industry is booming, and the new Competition Act will help to make the domestic market more competitive. The Review argues for one further reform push to ease the many restrictions on foreign investors in the Philippines so as to provide an investment climate where all firms can invest and grow.

  • 10-May-2016

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    PISA for Development

    PISA for Development aims to increase developing countries’ use of PISA assessments for monitoring progress towards nationally-set targets for improvement in education.

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  • 9-May-2016

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    Act today for tomorrow’s children

    The adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) signals a clear commitment to set the world on track for a more just, prosperous and sustainable future, in which all children can reach their full potential. The challenge of sustainable development is an intergenerational one: effective action now will both improve children’s lives today and create a better future for children tomorrow.

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  • 4-May-2016

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    South Africa's Development Co-operation

    South Africa’s total concessional finance for development reached USD 148 million in 2014, compared to USD 191 million in 2013 (OECD estimates based on Government of South Africa, 2015; and websites of multilateral organisations). In 2014, South Africa channelled USD 99 million through multilateral organisations.

  • 4-May-2016

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    Qatar's Development Co-operation

    The latest foreign aid report published by Qatar covers 2013 (Government of Qatar, 2014). Based on that report, the OECD estimates that Qatar’s development co-operation amounted to USD 1.3 billion in 2013, up from USD 544 million in 2012 and USD 734 million in 2011.

  • 4-May-2016

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    Mexico's Development Co-operation

    In 2015, Mexico published figures on its development co-operation programme for 2013 (Government of Mexico, 2015); these are the most recent consolidated figures available on Mexico’s development co-operation.[i] According to these figures, Mexico’s international development co‑operation reached USD 552 million in 2013, up from USD 277 million in 2012 (Government of Mexico, 2014).

  • 4-May-2016

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    Indonesia's Development Co-operation

    Indonesia’s total development co-operation reached USD 16 million in 2014, compared to USD 12 million in 2013 (OECD estimates).[i] The OECD estimates that Indonesia channelled around USD 13 million through multilateral organisations in 2014 with the remaining USD 3 million provided bilaterally.

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