Tax revenues in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) countries continued to increase in 2015, according to new data from the annual Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean publication. The average tax-to-GDP ratio for LAC countries reached 22.8% of GDP in 2015, up from 22.2% in 2014.
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The Latin America and the Caribbean region boasts an impressive track record for advancing gender equality, with women and girls today enjoying regionally unprecedented access to empowerment opportunities and greater protection of their human rights. The region is one of the strongest performers in the 2014 edition of the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI).
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Emnet Asia meeting 14 March 2017 - agenda
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Summary report Seventh Plenary Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development that took place on 30 November and 01 December 2016
Paris, 8 March 2017: Taking place on International Women's Day, this OECD-hosted conference considered questions such as gender differences in financial literacy and inclusion; women working in the informal economy and the role of business: gender differences in the changing pensions landscape; empowering women to fight back against corruption and engaging men to support gender equality in the workplace.
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Women’s economic empowerment is widely recognised as one of the most effective means of catalysing positive social transformation in favour of gender equality with wide-ranging positive impacts for women and their communities as well as national economies.
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Sweden has long championed efforts to promote policy coherence and it recognises the importance of identifying and analysing critical interactions among the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for greater impact globally and encourages the consideration of transboundary and intergenerational policy effects.
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Agenda IPPMD Consultation meeting Armenia September 2015 - In January 2013, the OECD launched a project on the Interrelations between public policies, migration and development, which aims at enhancing the capacity of the project’s ten partner countries in incorporating migration into the design and implementation of their development strategies through case studies.
Armenia - Consultation meeting on the interrelations between public policies, migration and development