Governments find it hard to make financial plans for disasters, and that’s not just because disasters are unpredictable and outsized. It’s because post-disaster demands on governments are also unpredictable, driven by public and political pressure.
Trafficking in persons is one of the most lucrative forms of organised crime and requires systematic corruption. To date, there is no international instrument that comprehensively focuses on the important link between corruption and trafficking in persons and that aims at addressing both. Addressing these two issues jointly is key to effectively curb human trafficking.
Brochure outlining the work of the OECD in the management of critical risks. We help governments in implementing cutting edge approaches to the multiple challenges of risk.
The 4th OECD workshop on “Strategic Crisis Management” gathered crisis managers from governments, industries, international organisation and leading think tanks to discuss “how to anticipate crisis and their potential pathways”, in Geneva, Switzerland on 28-29 May 2015.
The third meeting of the OECD Task Force on Charting Illicit Trade (TF-CIT) will take place on 30-31 March 2015 in Paris, France. The TF-CIT meets as part of the OECD High Level Risk Forum of the Public Governance Committee. It was set-up to better understand the dynamics of illicit trade, who the actors are, where and how it occurs, the size of the problem and the methods used to conduct it.
The OECD event "Risk Governance and Resilient Cities" will examine how risk governance can better manage complex risks and how to improve the resilience of cities to these risks.
Report highlighting the changing landscape of risk and crisis communications and how social media can be a beneficial tool for crisis managers. The report introduces 12 good practices in social media and crisis communication.
The OECD reviews risk management policies in countries as a part of its work on effective governance policies for risk management. The lessons-learned from these country experiences can be used to develop criteria for managing large-scale hazards and threats.
The OECD’s work on resilience is featured prominently in the Global Risks 2015 report of the World Economic Forum.
Workshop on Improving the Evidence Base on the Costs of Disasters