Portugal has endeavoured to maintain its foreign aid programme since the economic crisis, but its aid budget has been hit hard and a plan is needed to avoid a further decline and get back on a path towards internationally agreed targets, according to an OECD Review.
Latin America’s GDP growth slowdown deepened and is expected to be negative in 2015. For a second consecutive year, Latin America falls behind the average growth of OECD countries after a full decade of convergence with advanced economies, according to the Latin American Economic Outlook 2016.
African tax administration representatives gathered under the auspices of the African Union Commission to set the framework for harmonising their revenue statistics.
Asian representatives from Ministries of Finance and Tax administrations gathered in Seoul, Korea on 14-15 October 2015 to discuss the framework for harmonising their revenue statistics.
In-depth discussions took place this week as the international community continues to make progress on the international tax agenda. Officials from more than 100 countries drawing from tax authorities, ministries of finance, development agencies, as well as regional and international organisations, business and civil society came together in a series of meetings hosted by the OECD.
Germany’s foreign aid is at a record high and rising, but more effort will be needed to reach an internationally agreed donors’ target and fulfil Germany’s own goal to send more aid to the neediest countries, according to a new OECD Review.
Uruguay’s structural characteristics, development experience and challenges offer rich opportunities for knowledge sharing among the Centre’s member countries.
The Sahel and West Africa Week , taking place at Expo Milano from 26-30 October 2015, will bring together experts, civil society representatives, ministers and government officials for a series of special events focusing on food security and resilience in a region undergoing profound change.
Following the signature of the Peace and Reconciliation Accord in May-June 2015, the OECD and the Mali government are hosting an international conference on Thursday 22 October 2015 where the Mali government, international partners, civil society and the private sector will discuss ways to move forward with the peace and reconciliation process in Mali.
Economic and social reforms over the past two decades have enabled Peru to significantly improve growth and well-being while raising incomes and reducing poverty.