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  • 9-September-2014

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    Education at a Glance 2014: Luxembourg

    Luxembourg devotes the highest level of public resources to education among OECD countries in terms of spending per student.

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  • 16-July-2014

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    Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Luxembourg 2014

    This review analyses the energy policy challenges facing Luxembourg and provides recommendations for each sector. It is intended to help guide the country towards a more secure and sustainable energy future and the development of its 2030 energy strategy. It finds that since 2008, Luxembourg’s energy policy has focused on mitigating CO2 emissions in transport and industry and on supporting renewable energies and energy efficiency towards 2020. Luxembourg’s greenhouse gas emissions have stabilised as energy-intensive industries have scaled back their activities and the government put strong energy efficiency policies in place, notably for buildings. Since 2009, the country’s research and development (R&D) policies have promoted eco-innovation and clean energy technologies. In 2012, government spending on energy R&D as a ratio of gross domestic product was the highest among IEA members. Luxembourg is creating a national platform for smart meters and electric vehicles, the first of its kind country-wide roll out. Nonetheless, Luxembourg faces several energy challenges. Oil consumption in transport is rising because of growing road fuel sales, largely the result of tax differences to neighbouring countries. This increases Luxembourg’s emissions and its oil stockholding needs. Because the country imports all of its energy needs, energy security is a priority. Luxembourg has sought to address this through greater regional integration such as merging its gas market with Belgium and increasing its electricity interconnection with France and Belgium. Yet the benefits of regional integration of wholesale energy markets have not yet translated to retail markets. Moreover, as regional electricity trade grows and neighbouring countries introduce ambitious decarbonisation policies and capacity markets, Luxembourg will need to define its priorities for an energy strategy through 2030.
  • 5-December-2013

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    Regions at a Glance 2013: Information by country

    Individual country notes assessing how regions and cities contribute to national growth and the well-being of society.

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  • 14-November-2013

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    Government at a Glance 2013: Information by country

    These country notes contain indicators which compare the political and institutional frameworks of national governments as well as revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. They include a description of government policies on integrity, e-government and open government.

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  • 30-août-2013

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    Luxembourg - Convention de l'OCDE sur la lutte contre la corruption

    Cette page contient toutes les informations se rapportant à la mise en oeuvre de la Convention de l’OCDE sur la lutte contre la corruption au Luxembourg.

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  • 2-August-2013

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    Public Health in an Age of Genomics

    This report presents the findings of a research project to investigate the drivers and criteria shaping the application of genomic biotechnology to health in different national settings, and the barriers to implementation nationally and internationally. Findings are based on case studies on Finland, Israel, Luxembourg, Mexico, the United Kingdom, China and South Africa.

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  • 2-août-2013

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    Examens OCDE sur la coopération pour le développement : Luxembourg 2012

    Ce rapport trouve que  Le Grand-Duché de Luxembourg est l’un des plus généreux donneurs du Comité d'aide au développement (CAD), avec une moyenne de 1% de son revenu national brut (RNB) alloué à l’aide publique au développement (APD). Sa politique de coopération bénéficie d’un soutien politique fort, d’un ancrage juridique solide et d’un cadre institutionnel stable. Sa forte concentration géographique et sectorielle lui permet de compenser la taille modeste de son programm e (413 millions EUR en 2011) et d’avoir un impact réel, voire un rôle de leader, dans certains de ses secteurs de concentration et pays partenaires privilégiés.
  • 29-May-2013

    English

    Green growth in the Benelux

    Green growth in the Benelux - Indicators of local transition to a low-carbon economy in cross-border regions - Final report

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  • 29-May-2013

    English

    Signing Ceremony of the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters

    We have 9 countries here today who are signing the Multilateral Convention, 2 countries who are signing a letter of intent to sign the Convention and 6 who are depositing instruments of ratification, said Angel Gurría.

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  • 29-mai-2013

    Français

    L’Autriche, le Luxembourg et Singapour, ainsi que d’autres pays, s’apprêtent à mettre fin au secret fiscal

    Douze nouveaux pays viennent de signer, ou se sont engagés à signer, la Convention concernant l'assistance administrative mutuelle en matière fiscale élaborée par l'OCDE, témoignant ainsi des efforts déployés au niveau international pour lutter contre la délinquance fiscale. En outre, six autres pays ont ratifié la Convention.

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