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.
In his remarks delivered at the European Commission Seminar on Climate Change, M. Gurría spoke of the lead role taken by the European Union in agreeing ambitious climate goals and of the OECD support to policy makers in identifying, developing, and implementing effective and least-cost policies to tackle climate change.
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.