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Ports are the nervous system of global trade. Over 80% of world cargo (by volume) is transported by sea. Our efforts to raise the efficiency, competitiveness and sustainability of ports can help boost trade, growth and jobs. It can also help us to promote green growth and development in the poorest regions, said OECD Secretary-General.
The Ad hoc NER provides the opportunity for economic regulators from different sectors and different jurisdiction to discuss and share experiences and frame the features of a “world class regulator”.
This programme on international regulatory co-operation is a unique attempt to gather the available evidence on the gains that can be achieved through greater co-ordination of rules and their application across jurisdictions.
The OECD Port-Cities Programme aims to identify how ports can be assets for urban development. The programme therefore assesses the impact of ports on cities and regions. It also compares policies aimed at increasing positive regional impacts of ports and limiting negative effects.
The OECD Urban Policy Review of Chile explores the structure and challenges of urban policy in Chile. It examines urban development frameworks and sector policies, and makes recommendations for revitalising Chile's urban governance architecture.
Governments are major issuers of debt instruments in the global financial market. This volume provides quantitative information on central government debt instruments for the 34 OECD countries.
This toolkit comprises a typology of various co-operation mechanisms and a classification of associated benefits and costs.
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