Directorate for Public Governance and Territorial Development

Focus

  • Governing Cities

    See the main issues, challenges and opportunities governments face when deciding city & urban policy.

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  • Sustainable Development Goals and Public Governance

    The success of the UN Sustainable Development Goals depends to a large extent on the coordination of implementation efforts through good public governance.

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  • Access to Justice

    Effective access to justice services is a crucial determinant of inclusive growth, citizen well-being and sound public administration. The OECD seeks to better understand, track and help to improve access to justice for all citizens.

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Access to Justice


Effective access to justice services is a crucial determinant of inclusive growth, citizen well-being and sound public administration.


When citizens legal needs remain unmet, it can have adverse effects on other areas of life, such as income, housing loss, stress, or employment issues. The inability to resolve these problems diminishes economic opportunity, reinforces the poverty trap and undermines human potential.


Through measurement, reviews, the identification of good practices and policy dialogue, the OECD seeks to better understand, track and help to improve access to justice.

➨ PAPER Delivering Access to Justice for All

         
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Converging Criminal Networks

How can we combat illegal goods and services that threaten our communities? 

➨ BLOG Illicit Trade’s Deadly Margins

 

Open Government Data 

What are the benefits of making government data freely available to business and citizens?

➨ BLOG Shedding Light on Government

 

Financing Democracy

Trust in Government? There is the perception that when it comes to politics, money talks.

➨ BLOG Take the Money and Run

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Ministerial Meeting 2015

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Regions will drive the success of the SDG's

Illicit Trade’s Deadly Margins

Shedding light on government, one dataset at a time

 

Take the money and run: uses & abuses of political funding

Regulators – the new Men in Black?

Japan’s demographic and policy challenges

 

Are Fiscal Watchdogs Fiscal Rescue Dogs?

The time-travelling policy maker

Baltimore: Smacked Down by the Invisible Hand

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