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Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) is a policy tool widely used in OECD countries. It examines and measures the likely benefits, costs and effects of new or changed regulations.
The OECD Water Governance initiative advances the work on water governance by creating a multi-stakeholder network, supporting the implementation of governance targets, creating and international observatory, setting up a web portal and providing a policy forum.
Egypt can use ICTs to drive public sector reform
Brazil’s economic growth has been supported in recent years by important government investment and social programmes that mobilise resources across the country. These programmes could help Brazil to meet its goals of sustaining economic growth and fostering social development, while reducing regional disparities.
The OECD review of Brazil explores regional trends and development in Brazil. It looks at how regional policies can promote growth and foster social inclusion, and the role of multi-level governance in implementing effective regional development policies.
Associate Group of the Observatory of Public Sector Innovation
OECD and Ile de France study the risks of major floods
The Basin Organisation Seine Grands Lacs, in partnership with the French Ministry of Ecology and Ile-de-france regional council, has invited the OECD to study ways to minimise the risks and limit the costs that would be incurred if the Seine and its tributaries were to flood the Ile-de-France.
Through the example of Abruzzo, whose capital L’Aquila was destroyed by an earthquake four years ago, a new OECD report recommends policies that can speed the recovery of regions hit by natural disasters, making them more attractive to residents, tourists and investors.
The workshop identified key challenges in the design and implementation of one-stop shops in Hungary and ways to address them.