Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomes a network of senior officials attending the 31st Centres of Government (COG) meeting held in London. Highlights include the importance of institutions in economic reform through improved co-ordination, outreach and transparency.
The Secretary-General will be in London to attend the 31st Meeting of Senior Officials from the Centres of Government (CoG). During his visit to the UK, he will also deliver a Keynote speech at the Canning House Conference 2012: “Latin America on the global stage”, and meet with Mr. George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Ms. Justine Greening, Secretary of State for Development.
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On the occasion of his official visit to London, Angel Gurría will give a lecture on the New Approaches to Economic Challenges at the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) and will meet with key government officials.
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The UK economy has been broadly flat over the past two years. Employment has risen slightly, while the unemployment rate has stayed close to 8%. Projections in the 2012 OECD Employment Outlook foresee some increase in the unemployment rate that could even reach 9% in 2013.
The report highlights strategies from other countries that could serve as a model for England as it develops its early childhood education and care programme.
Les diplômés de l'enseignement supérieur sont beaucoup moins nombreux à avoir perdu leur emploi pendant la crise économique mondiale que ceux qui ont quitté l’école sans qualification, selon la dernière édition de Regards sur l’éducation.
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The 2011 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ performance.
Furthering efforts to fight against international tax evasion and bank secrecy, members of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes have issued 12 new peer review reports.