Latin American economic growth is set to recover during the second half of 2015 and gain further speed in 2016, though with notable differences across countries.
Selon les résultats choquants d’une nouvelle étude d’Oxfam, les 1 % les plus riches de la planète détiendront, si les tendances actuelles se poursuivent, plus de la moitié des richesses mondiales en 2016.
This report analyses the incorporation of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in higher education in Latin America, focusing mainly on what is commonly referred to as “e-learning”. Access to and quality of higher education, financial constraints and relevance to the needs of the labour market are all crucial challenges facing the higher education system in the region. The study attempts to understand how ICTs and new learning and teaching practices can help to meet these challenges. The report also provides the results of a questionnaire showing the degree of implementation and the impact of e-learning on a group of higher education institutions in Latin America and includes a set of policy recommendations in this area.
Dans les prochains mois, la communauté internationale va se réunir trois fois, sur trois continents, pour mettre au point un programme de développement durable pour les générations futures.
Avec une population qui devrait doubler à l’horizon 2050, le continent africain devra impérativement moderniser les économies locales pour renforcer sa compétitivité et rehausser le niveau de vie de ses habitants, selon les Perspectives économiques en Afrique 2015, publiées à l’occasion des 50e Assemblées annuelles du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement.
DAC statistics are primarily designed to measure donor effort. The following note describes the OECD DAC’s methodology for calculating imputed multilateral flows, that is imputing aid by multilateral bodies back to the funders of these bodies so that total donor outflows that can be assigned to an individual recipient.
Since the return to democracy in 1999, Nigeria has embarked upon an ambitious reform programme towards greater economic openness and liberalisation. As a result, gross domestic product growth picked up consistently, never going below 5% since 2003. Nigeria has become a top recipient of foreign direct investment in Africa, with inflows having surpassed those to South Africa since 2009. The federal government’s Transformation Agenda recognises private sector development as the main engine for economic growth and includes bold investment reforms. Growth has however not yet been translated into inclusive development and the investment climate still suffers from severe challenges.
This Investment Policy Review examines Nigeria’s investment policies in light of the OECD Policy Framework for Investment (PFI), a tool to mobilise investment in support of economic growth and sustainable development. It provides an assessment and policy recommendations on different areas of the PFI: investment policy; investment promotion and facilitation; trade policy; infrastructure investment; competition; corporate governance and financial sector development. It also includes a special chapter analysing the PFI in Lagos State. The Review follows on the request addressed by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment of Nigeria to the OECD Secretary-General in December 2011. It has been prepared in close co-operation with the Federal Government of Nigeria and Lagos State Government.
Abidjan, le 18 mai -- La Banque africaine de développement (BAD), le Centre de développement de l'OCDE et le Programme de développement des Nations Unies (PNUD) publieront leur rapport annuel conjoint Perspectives économiques en Afrique 2015.
Joint meeting of the OECD and Center for Global Prosperity to be held on 15 June 2015 entitled "Creating enabling environments for mobilising private financial flows for sustainable development"