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  • 19-March-2013

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    France must do more to boost competitiveness and create jobs

    France has avoided the most severe impacts of the global economic crisis and turmoil in the euro area, but must now take action to boost competitiveness and create jobs, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Survey of France.

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  • 29-October-2012

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    Mr. François Hollande, President of the French Republic, met with the Heads of international economic organisations at the OECD

    The President of the French Republic, Mr. François Hollande, met the Heads of international economic organisations at the OECD on Monday 29th October.

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  • 23-October-2012

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    OECD seriously concerned at lack of foreign bribery convictions in France, but recognises recent efforts to ensure independence of prosecutors

    France should intensify its efforts to combat the bribery of foreign public officials. Only five convictions – of which one, under appeal, involves a company – have been handed down in twelve years.

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  • 20-March-2012

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    OECD Secretary-General Gurría condemns attack in Toulouse

    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.

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  • 14-September-2011

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    Education: crisis reinforces importance of a good education, says OECD

    People with university degrees have suffered far fewer job losses during the global economic crisis than those who left school without qualifications, according to the latest edition of the OECD’s annual Education at a Glance.

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  • 28-June-2011

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    Education: Korea tops new OECD PISA survey of digital literacy

    Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.

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  • 14-December-2009

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    L’OCDE et le Sénat français renforcent leur collaboration

    L’OCDE et le Sénat français se sont accordés pour renforcer leur collaboration sur un large éventail de questions couvrant les politiques économiques, sociales et pour le développement durable.

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  • 13-November-2009

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    Singapore signs its 12th tax agreement meeting the OECD standard

    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.

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  • 1-September-2009

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    Spend early on children, says OECD

    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.

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  • 2-June-2009

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    France showing more resilience in recession than other G7 countries, says Gurría

    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.

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