How can government policies move towards increasing agricultural innovation and improving productivity? This OECD conference shared case studies and ideas from Europe, China, United States, India, Africa, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand.
A new OECD report, The Competitiveness of Port-Cities: The Case of the Seine Axis, outlines the economies of the Seine-Axis ports of Le Havre, Rouen, Paris, and Caen, reviewing the impact of these ports on the surrounding regions and assessing their development policies and governance.
In light of the recent financial crisis and the pressing social, environmental and economic challenges facing governments today, this conference offered a timely opportunity to redefine the agenda for regulatory policy with a forward-looking perspective.
Working in conjunction with a LEED research project on Skills for Competitiveness, the first seminar of the 2010 LEED FIELD project focused on measuring skills and human capital in local economies.
Through this conference on Innovation and Sustainable Growth in a Globalised World, the OECD and the World Bank are joining forces to work more closely on innovation, a crucial factor in the success of development policy, notably in middle income market economies.
France is showing more resilience during the recession than other G7 countries even though growth will be close to zero for several more quarters, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said.
OECD’s 30 member countries will hold their annual Ministerial Council Meeting in the OECD Conference Centre in Paris on 24-25 June 2009 under the chairmanship of Korean Prime Minister Han Seung-soo.
The purpose of this conference is to present and discuss possible and desirable futures for higher education, drawing on analytical findings and stakeholder consultations carried out in the framework of the CERI project on the Future of Higher Education.
The OECD- IFEP Symposium on Financial Education: Financial education: a possible response to the financial crisis goals are to - Highlight the importance of financial education at a global scale as one of the long-term possible response to the current financial crisis - Share experiences and international good practices including OECD instruments on financial education - Reinforce the awareness of the public and policy makers,
The OECD Global Forum on Sustainable Development - Financing and Pricing Water: The Role of Government Policies, the Private Sector and Civil Society was held at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris on 1-2 December 2008.