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Techniques for assessing economic, social and environmental impacts and integrating sustainability assessments into policy-making and national strategies were discussed at a Finnish workshop on 11 February 2009.
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for Finland.
Marking 40 years of Finnish membership to the OECD, Secretary-General Gurría underlined that Finland has been crucial in supporting OECD work from development aid, environmental sustainability, effective and efficient government, employment policies to social cohesion enabling the OECD to build a more balanced and inclusive globalised world.
The crisis has shown the vulnerability of a global economy based on the idea that ever increasing production and consumption were the key to success, says OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.
Angel Gurría was in Helsinki for a two day official visit to attend the Solemn Seminar which marked 40 years of Finnish membership to the OECD. He also met with several government officials, business and trade unions representatives to discuss a range of key policy issues.
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The purpose of this review is to provide an overview and analysis of the use of digital learning resources (DLR) in Finnish schools and, based on this, to review and evaluate the process of innovation in a broad range of related policies projects and initiatives.
The EU Better Regulation project is a partnership between the OECD and the European Commission. It draws on the initiatives for Better Regulation promoted by both organisations over the last few years.
This third report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work looks specifically at the cases of Denmark, Finland, Ireland and the Netherlands, and highlights the roles of institutions and policies.
Too many workers leave the labour market permanently due to health problems, and yet too many people with a disabling condition are denied the opportunity to work. This third report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work explores the possible factors behind this paradox. It looks specifically at the cases of Denmark, Finland, Ireland and the Netherlands, and highlights the roles of institutions and policies. A range
Two companion volumes focusing on the improvement of school leadership. Volume 1 provides a range of policy options to help governments improve school leadership. Volume 2 examines measures taken in five countries.