Publications & Documents


  • 9-February-2011

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    South Africa's fight against bribery

    In 2007, South Africa signed up to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and joined the Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions, a group made up of representatives from all 38 signatory countries which monitors the convention's implementation and enforcement.

  • 27-January-2011

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    WORLD ECONOMY: Getting it right in 2011

    How can the economic recovery be strengthened while laying the foundations for a stronger, cleaner and fairer world? As decision-makers gather in Davos, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría highlights key challenges for the year ahead.

  • 13-January-2011

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    Fighting against bid rigging: OECD-CFC-IMSS co-operation

    Bid rigging costs governments and taxpayers billions of dollars every year. In 2011, the OECD will for the first time directly assist a member country, Mexico, as it implements tighter public procurement processes.

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  • 11-January-2011

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    Iceland: Better coordination among authorities needed to tackle foreign bribery, says OECD

    Iceland must do more to ensure its law enforcement authorities are coordinated and adequately resourced to investigate and prosecute economic and financial crime, including foreign bribery, says the OECD in a new report.

  • 10-January-2011

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    Financial reform: A start, but only a start

    Reforms of financial regulation have made some progress, but a lot more still needs to be done. Speculation and greed were among the root causes of the meltdown, and as our guest, Ami Domini, CEO of Domini Social Investments, argues, they are not impossible to fight.

  • 10-January-2011

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    The case for 21st-century learning

    Knowledge and skills are important to the future of our economies. But what we learn, the way we learn it, and how we are taught, are changing. This has implications for schools and higher level education, as well as for lifelong learning. OECD’s Andreas Schleicher explains.

  • 20-December-2010

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    Japan: Prime Minister Naoto Kan marks the 50th anniversary of the OECD

    On behalf of the people of Japan, I would like to extend heartfelt congratulations on the 50 th anniversary of the OECD. In this landmark year, I would like to ponder the OECD's achievements and express my expectations for its future role.

  • 15-December-2010

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    Invest in youth to tackle jobs crisis

    The global economy is recovering but youth unemployment is getting worse. Young people are more than twice as likely to be unemployed as the average worker, yet few governments are taking proactive steps to boost youth employment.

  • 15-December-2010

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    Tax revenues fall in OECD countries

    Tax revenues fell in cash terms during 2009 in most OECD countries, driven downward by declining economic activity and tax cuts aimed at cushioning the effects of the recession that followed the financial crisis.

  • 13-December-2010

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    Une nouvelle campagne contre la corruption

    Dans le combat mondial contre la corruption, l'OCDE a contribué à mettre en place certaines des armes les plus importantes. Aujourd'hui, avec une nouvelle initiative, elle s'associe à ses partenaires dans ce combat mondial afin de renforcer l'arsenal collectif contre la corruption.

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