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25-September-2009

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OECD-G20: International standards on structural policies key to emerging from crisis

Secretary-General Gurría called for the need to agree on common international targets in areas such as innovation and green growth predicting "they could become the overarching umbrella for the G20 Framework’s structural agenda".Gurria's remarks to G20 leaders reflected the fact that the focus on structural policies will constitute the principal element of the OECD's contribution to future work on the G20 Framework Strong, Sustainable

10-September-2009

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OECD Conference on the Economics of Climate Change - Friday 18 Sept 2009

As world leaders head into serious discussions in the coming weeks about how to address climate change, new OECD work will inform some of the most contentious isssues of the debate – those related to the costs involved. .

23-June-2009

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Korean Prime Minister urges governments to work together for green growth

Korean Prime Minister Han Seung-soo urged governments around the world to work together for a new “green growth” paradigm based on low-carbon economic development in his keynote speech at the OECD Forum on 23 June 2009.

5-June-2009

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Finland has reduced pollution but must now green the economy

Finland has reduced pollution and improved its environmental quality through pioneering approaches like green taxes.

10-March-2009

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Invitation to OECD event at the World Water Forum - 17 March

The OECD will release a new report – Managing Water for All: Pricing and Financing – at an event during the World Water Forum in Istanbul.

1-December-2008

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Green publishing launch for OECD primer on Sustainable Development

A new OECD book on sustainable development will practice what it preaches by using innovative low-carbon publishing technology for sales in far-flung global markets.

12-November-2008

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OECD preparing two-pillar action plan in response to crisis, says Gurría

OECD is preparing a two-pillar action plan for governments, as part of a global response to the world financial crisis, calling for tighter regulation and oversight of financial markets and improved national policies to promote economic growth.

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2-October-2008

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OECD Secretary-General presents review of Hungary’s environment policies

In the lead-up to joining the European Union, Hungary made significant progress in reducing air and water pollution and protecting its nature and biodiversity says OECD’s latest Review of the Environmental Performance of Hungary.

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30-May-2008

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Secretary General of the International Transport Forum calls for Low-Carbon Transport System

The world’s largest transport summit held from 28 – 30 May released its findings, a set of Key Messages, at the conclusion of the three day International Transport Forum.

23-April-2008

English

OECD working party launches safety testing of nanomaterials

OECD member countries, as well as some non-member economies and other stakeholders, are pooling expertise and funding to test the human health and environmental safety effects of a number of nanomaterials.

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