As part of the comparative analysis of sustainable budget policy, a study was undertaken on long-term budget projections. This report describes a bottom-up approach to measure future challenges, and discusses the main reasons for uncertainty and how to handle them.
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Of all natural hazards, flooding causes the greatest damage in OECD countries, particularly in France.
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Floods and flood-related disasters, such as landslides, are a traditional and serious risk in Japan. In the 1940s and 50s, after flood disasters took thousands of lives, the creation of a comprehensive flood risk management programme led to a dramatic reduction in human casualties.
From 5-7 July 2006 the OECD Symposium on Agencies and Public-Private Partnerships was held in Madrid, Spain. The presentations and background material from this meeting provide a rich source of background material on the topic.
The 27th Annual Meeting of Senior Budget Officials took place in Sydney, Australia, on 5-6 June 2006.
6th meeting of the SBO Network on Financial Management.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB, formerly the Public Sector Committee, PSC) focusses on the accounting and financial reporting needs of national, regional and local governments.
This review presents an overall picture, set within a macroeconomic context, of regulatory achievements and challenges in Switzerland, including regulatory quality, competition policy, and market openness.
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This report analyses the institutional set-up and use of policy instruments in Switzerland. It also includes policy recommendations developed by the OECD. The Reform Programme aims at assisting governments in improving regulatory quality.
The OECD network of Senior Budget Officials from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European Countries (CESEE SBO) was established in 2004 in The Hague. Its second meeting took place 16-17 February 2006 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.