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  • 12-June-2012

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    Environment: Rio+20 must deliver inclusive green growth, says OECD’s Gurria

    Rio+20 faces challenges that the Rio Earth Summit could not have foreseen: a growing gap between the rich and the poor, a global economic crisis, and some 2 billion more people by 2050 relying on the planets natural resources and the environment.

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  • 29-May-2012

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    Millennium Development Goals

    A Development Centre Study published by the OECD in April 2012 informs the funding debate of the MDGs and the scope of increased domestic resource mobilisation.

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  • 28-May-2012

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    Press release African Economic Outlook 2012 - EN

    Press release African Economic Outlook 2012 - EN

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  • 10-May-2012

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    Tax: OECD launches Tax Inspectors Without Borders

    The OECD’s Task Force on Tax and Development, meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, launches Tax Inspectors Without Borders/ Inspecteurs des impôts sans frontières – a new initiative to help developing countries bolster their domestic revenues by making their tax systems fairer and more effective.

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  • 10-May-2012

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    Discrimination against women persists around the globe hampering development

    Social and legal discrimination against women remains a major obstacle to economic development in emerging and developing countries, according to the latest edition of OECD’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI).

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  • 9-May-2012

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    SIGI 2012 Press Release

    Social and legal discrimination against women remains a major obstacle to economic development in emerging and developing countries, according to the latest edition of OECD’s Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI).

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  • 24-April-2012

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    EU development co-operation: improving but still cumbersome

    The European Union is a major player in global development, co-ordinating coherent actions amongst its 27 member states and providing direct support to developing countries.

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  • 17-April-2012

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    Press Release Well Being Conference Rabat 19-21 April 2012

    In the context of the preparation for the 4th OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policies, the High Commission of Planning of Morocco and the OECD Development Centre organised the African Conference on Measuring Well-Being and Fostering the Progress of Societies.

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  • 4-April-2012

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    Development: Aid to developing countries falls because of global recession

    Major donors’ aid to developing countries fell by nearly 3% in 2011, breaking a long trend of annual increases. Disregarding years of exceptional debt relief, this was the first drop since 1997.

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  • 27-January-2012

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    Middle East and North Africa: Attract foreign investment that boosts jobs, says OECD/WEF study

    Foreign investment in North Africa and the Middle East needs to diversify away from the oil and gas industries and be encouraged to focus on areas which have a greater impact on boosting jobs, according to a new joint study by the OECD and World Economic Forum.

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