Public finances are under pressure around the world. We asked finance ministers from a range of countries: “What actions is your government taking to bolster public finances, while upholding growth and services?”
This review analyses the energy challenges facing France and provides sectoral critiques and recommendations for further policy improvements.
In his opening remarks for the book launch for the Horizontal Water Programme, Mr. Gurría underlined that good water management is important for a stronger, cleaner and fairer economy.
Economic forecasts for GDP, unemployment, inflation and fiscal balance.
Economic forecasts for GDP, unemployment, inflation and fiscal balance
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.
Angel Gurría, Secrétaire général de l’OCDE ; Laurent Wauquiez, Secrétaire d’Etat à l’emploi ; et Martin Hirsch, Haut commissaire à la jeunesse, présenteront les conclusions de ce rapport lors d’une conférence de presse au ministère de l’économie et des finances à Bercy, ce même jour à 16h30.
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 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.
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.