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This study examines flood risk prevention of the Seine in the Ile-de-France region. It highlights the impacts a major flood, like the one in 1910, could have on the well-being of citizens, city management and the economy.
OECD Task Force on Charting Illicit Trade
The workshop on “Learning from crises and fostering the continuous improvement of risk governance and management”, jointly organised with the governments of the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, was held in Oslo, Norway on 17-18 September 2014.
The focus of the 3rd OECD/Swiss Federal Chancellery workshop on Strategic Crisis Management was to develop transboundary crisis management in support of country efforts to prepare for novel and unanticipated crises.
The OECD Recommendation on the Governance of Critical Risks seeks to foster future cooperation between countries and with key partners,including the private sector, building common ground and promoting continuous improvement regarding the governance and management of critical risks.
This report examines what countries have achieved in terms of strengthening resilience through better risk management and identifies persisting challenges. It focuses on the importance of creating an institutional environment that engages all stakeholders and allows them to build resilience against future shocks.
Report finds that Paris needs to prepare now for risk of costly Seine flood.
The OECD High Level Risk Forum (HLRF) brings together policy makers from government, practitioners from the private sector and civil society, and experts from think tanks and academia to identify and share good practices with the aim to deepen understanding of how to govern and manage complex national risks.
Governing Effective Prevention and Mitigation of Disruptive Shocks
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OECD Risk Management_Strategic Crisis Management paper_July 2013