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Singapore has today signed a protocol with France that brings the two countries’ to bilateral tax treaty into line with the OECD standard on transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes.
Governments should invest more money on children in the first six years of their lives to reduce social inequality and help all children, especially the most vulnerable, have happier lives, according to the OECD’s first ever report on child well-being in its 30 member countries.
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.
France should do more to ease the transition of unskilled young people into employment. The government should give priority to helping young people the furthest removed from the job market and to strengthening the social protection of the most disadvantaged, according to a new report by the OECD.
France is one of the international community’s key players in development co-operation. French Official Development Assistance was USD 9.94 billion in 2007, ranking France third among DAC member countries.
Many regions in the Alps had the warmest November on record, delaying the arrival of snow by several weeks and worrying ski operators. As the first flurries are coating Alpine slopes, questions arise: was this balmy autumn an exception or a harbinger of the effects ..
Nahezu alle Skigebiete in Deutschland und rund 70 Prozent der Skiregionen in Österreich müssen durch den Klimawandel um die Schneesicherheit fürchten und damit um die wirtschaftliche Grundlage des Wintertourismus.
The need to manage pollution, natural resources and biodiversity in France continues to be a major challenge. The OECD Environmental Performance Review of France highlights the effectiveness of the environmental policy pursued by France;
Der Prüfbericht des OECD-Ausschusses für Entwicklungshilfe über die französische Entwicklungspolitik und Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (EZ) würdigte den Anstieg der für die öffentliche Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (ODA)...
The OECD Development Assistance Committee’s review of French aid policies and programmes commended the rise in the volume of French official development assistance to USD 7.3 billion in 2003 from USD 4.2 billion in 2001.