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  • 11-December-2007

    English

    Finland (2007), DAC Peer Review: Main Findings and Recommendations

    The 2007 peer review shows Finland to be a committed development co-operation actor that works closely with the EU, the Nordic and other like-minded countries and generally adheres to international best practice. Finland has clearly defined priorities confirmed in the new development policy with an increased focus on environment and climate change, crisis prevention and support for peace processes. It is also a keen proponent of

  • 1-October-2007

    English

    Globalisation and Regional Economies: Can OECD Regions Compete in Global Industries?

    Despite concern about the negative impacts of globalisation on the economies of OECD regions, "Globalisation and Regional Economies" presents evidence that region-specific advantages remain a significant source of productivity gain for firms.

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  • 18-September-2007

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    Education at a Glance 2007 - Briefing Note Finland

    This note contrasts key findings for Finland with global trends among OECD countries, under the headings: quantity and quality challenges, equity challenges, and resource and efficiency challenges.

  • 13-August-2007

    English

    Ageing and the Public Service: Human Resource Challenges

    An ageing population creates immediate pressures for changes in both service delivery and in human resources management in government. This report reviews strategies to address these pressing issues and provides a snapshot of ageing policies and actions in nine OECD countries.

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  • 10-August-2007

    English

    Third Joint Meeting of the EU Water Initiative EECCA Working Group and the EAP Task Force Water Network

    The Third Joint Meeting of the EU Water Initiative EECCA Working Group and the EAP Task Force Water Network was held on the 24-25th of May 2007, in Helsinki, Finland with the support of the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE).

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  • 31-May-2007

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    Equity in Education Thematic Review Country Analytical Report - Finland

    The Finns regard education as very important. In a survey in 1993-94 Finnish adults were asked how they consider the Finnish comprehensive school to have succeeded in reaching its core objectives (3). Up to 66% of the adult respondents considered the school to have succeeded in developing skills and knowledge which support students in their further studies, as well as in promoting study motivation (60%), mediating a healthy lifestyle

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  • 4-May-2007

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    Improving School Leadership - Country Background Report for Finland

    This activity aims to support policy development through examining: the roles and responsibilities of school leaders, policies and conditions for making school leaders most effective, the development and support of effective school leadership and policies and practices conducive to these ends.

  • 16-April-2007

    English

    Baltic Partnerships: Integration, Growth and Local Governance in the Baltic Sea Region

    This book analyses new economic development in the Baltic States and Northwest Russia and provides suggestions on how to speed up this progress.

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  • 13-February-2007

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    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007 - Finland Country Note

    This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2006 priorities for Finland.

  • 7-December-2006

    English

    Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches

    "Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.

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