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  • 30-October-2012

    English

    Joint press release by Federal Chancellor, OECD, WTO, ILO, IMF and World Bank Group

    Joint press release by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on the occasion of their meeting on 30 October 2012 in Berlin.

  • 24-April-2012

    English

    Health: the high cost of diabetes

    Across OECD countries some 83 million people suffer from diabetes. On current trends, that will rise to almost 100 million by 2030.

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  • 14-February-2012

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    Germany is leading the charts on employment and green growth - Transition to a knowledge based economy will require further reform and investment, OECD says

    Germany recovered rapidly from the 2008-09 recession, with GDP topping pre-crisis rates during 2011 and unemployment falling significantly. Public finances are sound, but further reforms are needed to transform its growth model to thrive as a knowledge-based economy.

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  • 9-February-2012

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    Education: Reduce school failure to boost equity and growth, says OECD

    Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 6-October-2011

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    G20: OECD’s Gurría joins Germany’s Merkel and organisation heads in call for coordinated action to restore confidence

    Joint communiqué by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, OECD , WTO , ILO , IMF and World Bank Group.

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  • 14-September-2011

    English

    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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  • 22-March-2011

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    Germany’s strong foreign bribery enforcement should be matched with tougher sanctions

    Germany has cracked down on the bribery of foreign public officials in recent years, prosecuting and sanctioning nearly 70 individuals and 6 companies to date. But it should do even more to prosecute companies and should apply tougher sanctions.

  • 27-October-2010

    English

    Germany: Development assistance still below target

    Germany has been one of the world’s largest bilateral donors for the past two decades, but it spent only 0.35% of its national income on official development assistance (ODA) in 2009.

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  • 7-September-2010

    German

    Mehr Hochschulabsolventen in Deutschland – aber auch weiter steigende wirtschaftliche Vorteile aus guter Bildung

    Bildung auf einen Blick 2010: Trotz steigender Absolventenzahlen an den Hochschulen nehmen die wirtschaftlichen Vorteile aus guter Bildung weiter zu. Angesichts der demografischen Entwicklung muss Deutschland mehr tun, um die Voraussetzungen für längere Erwerbszeiten zu schaffen und um dem sich abzeichnenden Fachkräftemangel entgegenzuwirken. Dies ergibt sich aus der aktuellen Studie „Bildung auf einen Blick“ und einer Länderstudie

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  • 12-July-2010

    German

    Wirtschaftskrise beeinflusst Arbeitsmarktchancen für Zuwanderer in Deutschland kaum

    Internationaler Migrationsausblick zu Deutschland: Anders als in vielen anderen OECD-Ländern hat die Wirtschaftskrise in Deutschland die Arbeitsmarktchancen für Zuwanderer kaum beeinflusst. Bei Frauen mit Migrationshintergrund zeichnet sich sogar eine Zunahme der Erwerbstätigkeit ab. Zudem gibt es Anzeichen, dass die Einbürgerung auch die Arbeitsmarktintegration fördert.

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