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This overview of the management of risk due to livestock diseases focuses on government policies relating to livestock health systems and compensation scheme designs, and includes case studies of Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands and Viet Nam.
Speaking at the French-American Foundation, Angel Gurría was invited to report on the main outcomes of the OECD Week (Forum and Ministerial Council). He also presented OECD perspectives on the current global economic outlook, in particular for the United States (US) and France.
Creating jobs and boosting growth were among the topics covered by French President François Hollande and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría at their meeting at the Elysées Palace, Paris on 18 July 2012.
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Health spending accounted for 11.6% of GDP in France in 2010, more than two percentage points higher than the OECD average of 9.5%.
More than 60 ministers from OECD and partner countries will meet at the OECD’s annual Ministerial Council Meeting to decide new approaches to the social and economic challenges necessary to achieve durable and inclusive growth.
As governments and international organisations grapple with an increasingly turbulent economic climate and rising frustration and disquiet among citizens, they require fresh thinking and inspiring ideas. In developing strategies to restore long-term economic growth and employment, policy-makers must ensure that they respond to public demands for a fairer and more inclusive society. The challenge for this year's Forum is clear: how can
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría condemned the attack that occurred yesterday in Toulouse, Southern France, which resulted in the death of three children and a teacher outside their school.
The publication "Water: Meeting the Reform Challenge" is a call for action and a guide to getting the basics of water policy right. Sustainable financing, solid governance, and policy coherence: those are the key pillars, the building blocks for successful water reform.
The OECD launched a flagship report which sets out OECD’s three-pronged approach to making water reform happen focusing on sustainable financing, effective governance and policy coherence.
Water is one of the world’s most precious resources. And today, cities, farmers, industries, energy suppliers, and ecosystems are increasingly competing for their daily water needs. As a result, the costs of inadequate water management are becoming higher and higher. And not just financially – but also in terms of lost opportunities, compromised health and environmental damage.