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L’OCDE se félicite des engagements pris récemment par le Costa Rica, la Malaisie, les Philippines et l’Uruguay de se conformer au principe fiscal internationalement admis sur l’échange de renseignements.
The OECD welcomed today the formal endorsement by Uruguay of its tax information exchange standards.
Education has been a persistent priority of Chile since the early 1990s. The government’s firm commitment to access and equity has led to ever-increasing numbers of young people entering tertiary education, posing challenges for both its financing and quality.
Following the G20 meeting and communiqué, the OECD has provided a detailed report on progress by financial centres around the world towards implementation of an internationally agreed standard on exchange of information for tax purposes.
The Cayman Islands has signed bilateral agreements with seven Nordic economies - Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden - on exchange of information for tax purposes.
Ministers responsible for regional development met at OECD to discuss the serious impact of the financial crisis on urban and rural regions and suggest ways to stimulate the economy.
Speaking at the ministerial meeting of the territorial development policy committee, Mr. Gurría affirmed that urban and rural regions have a core role to play in promoting sustainable growth. Mayors and regional officials are leading efforts to encourage public transportation, implement climate change action plans, and curb air pollution.
Teenagers in OECD countries are mostly well aware of environmental issues but often know little about their causes, raising questions about how well societies will be equipped to tackle such challenges in the future, according to a new OECD publication.
En 2008, les apports nets totaux d’aide publique au développement (APD) en provenance des membres du Comité d’aide au développement (CAD) de l’OCDE se sont accrus de 10.2 % en termes réels pour s’établir à 119.8 milliards USD, chiffre le plus élevé jamais atteint.
Countries participating in a “Freedom of Investment” initiative, which together represent four fifths of the world economy, have pledged to resist discriminatory policies and new forms of protectionism towards investment.