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On 19 September 1893 New Zealand became the first self-governing country in the world to grant the right to vote to all adult women. New Zealand's Permanent Representative to the OECD Rosemary Banks says the 120th anniversary of this decision is an time to reflect on that achievement.
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Newsletter on regional development for autumn 2013.
Cities are home to over half of the world’s population. They characterise many of today’s global economic and environmental challenges and deliver cost-effective policy responses.
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 goal of this public consultation was to present a basis for discussion on key issues of enforcement and inspections. The principles address the design of policies, institutions and tools to promote effective compliance – and the process of reforming inspection services to achieve results.
A consultation on the OECD Best Practice Governance Principles for Regulators was held. The consultation period is now closed.
Esta guía proporciona recomendaciones concretas de reformas de alto impacto que pueden ser implementadas en el corto plazo.
This Guide provides concrete recommendations of high impact reforms that can be implemented in the short term.
The OECD and Mexico’s Ministry of Economy are carrying out a regulatory reform programme to improve the competitiveness of its states. Multi-level regulatory governance is an important component of the regulatory reform agenda.
OECD conferences on urban, rural and regional development in OECD member countries.