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  • 15-May-2009

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    Governments must do more to help most vulnerable amid rising unemployment, urges OECD

    Governments must urgently adapt their labour market policies to help their most vulnerable citizens in the economic crisis.

  • 24-April-2009

    English

    Tax haven crackdown will benefit developing countries, says OECD’s Gurría

    A crackdown on tax havens and cross-border tax evasion will help developing countries to raise more revenues to pay for much-needed schools, roads and hospitals, according to OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría. In an article published on the OECD’s website ahead of the 2009 spring meetings in Washington of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Gurría said improving the effectiveness of developing countries’

  • 3-April-2009

    English

    OECD welcomes Uruguay’s commitment to OECD tax information exchange standards

    The OECD welcomed today the formal endorsement by Uruguay of its tax information exchange standards.

  • 30-March-2009

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    Massive rise in unemployment needs fast, decisive response, says OECD’s Gurria

    “Governments need to take quick and decisive action to avoid the financial crisis becoming a fully-blown social crisis with scarring effects on vulnerable workers and low income households,” OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría told G8 Labour and Employment Ministers in Rome today.

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  • 15-March-2009

    Japanese

    「租税協力の強化は金融への信認回復を後押し」OECD事務総長

    アンヘル・グリアOECD事務総長は、租税問題に関する透明性と情報交換を強化しようとする主要金融センターの動きは、国際租税協力における重要な前進であるとともに、G20サミットを来月に控え、12年以上に及ぶOECDの活動が強化されていることの歓迎すべき結果である、と述べました。

  • 12-March-2009

    English

    Moves by financial centres boost OECD fight against tax evasion

    Moves by a number of financial centres over recent weeks in favour of transparency and exchange of information on tax matters have given a welcome boost to efforts counter international tax evasion, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said.

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  • 12-March-2009

    Japanese

    金融センターの動きはOECDの脱税との闘いを後押し

    租税問題に関する透明性と情報共有の強化に向けた幾つかの金融センターのここ数週間の動きは、国際的な脱税撲滅の取り組みにとって歓迎すべき後押しとなっている、とアンヘル・グリアOECD事務総長は述べました。

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  • 9-December-2008

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    Israel joins OECD Working Group on Bribery

    Israel has officially joined the OECD Working Group on Bribery, an important step in its accession to OECD membership. Israel becomes the 38th signatory and first Middle-Eastern country to join the OECD’s Anti-Bribery Convention.

  • 26-November-2008

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    Maintaining aid commitments in a global crisis

    Official Development Assistance (ODA) is rising, but only slowly. In 2007, the DAC members’ total net ODA was USD 103.5 billion, representing a real increase of 2% over 2006. This iswell below the rate of growth needed to meet the commitments made by DAC donor countries.

  • 17-November-2008

    English

    OECD welcomes G20 Declaration and offers support

    OECD will support the global concerted effort to re-launch the world economy with analysis and recommendations for more effective regulation and policies for a return to sustainable growth.

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