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As governments and international organisations grapple with an increasingly turbulent economic climate and rising frustration and disquiet among citizens, they require fresh thinking and inspiring ideas. In developing strategies to restore long-term economic growth and employment, policy-makers must ensure that they respond to public demands for a fairer and more inclusive society. The challenge for this year's Forum is clear: how can
The new OECD Recommendation responds to a need for guidance on how the public sector can ensure that it receives value for money from using Public-Private Partnerships (PPP).
The new OECD Recommendation on Principles for Public Governance of Public-Private Partnerships can help governments get PPPs right, by providing best practices based on Member country experiences with what works (and what does not).
Can I afford to heat my home this winter? Find a job and feed my family? Get treatment if I am sick? Will there be a decent education for my children, and an adequate pension for me? These questions affect us all, but in an interdependent globalised world, who is responsible for solving them?
This event explored the prospects of providing innovative, actionable information and advice to policymakers and other stakeholders, based on the results of contemporary research on complex dynamic systems.
25 delegates from 16 countries, and a representative from the European Commission participated in the first meeting of the Observatory’s Task Force. The meeting provided a valuable opportunity to discuss the strategic directions and initial activities of the Observatory. At the end of the meeting, Task Force members supported the nomination of Canada and France as Co-chairs of the Task Force.
Public Governance Committee Update - February 2012
The Centres of Government meetings review issues on how to make the centre of national government work more effectively. They are held annualy by a member of the network.
- A decade of decision-making: Annual Meetings of Senior Officials from Centres of Government from OECD Countries (1995-2004)
- GOV Networks
Through the sharing of country experiences, our work on public sector innovation seeks to develop a better understanding of innovative approaches and tools, and their impact on government performance and public service delivery.
The Observatory of Public Sector Innovation aims to systematically collect, categorise, analyse and share innovative practices from across the public sector, via an online interactive database.