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The Global Forum provides a unique opportunity to engage with leading actors from government, parliaments, justice institutions, civil society and business worldwide, to explore concrete actions on closing gender gaps in public life.
In 2008, a Gallup poll reported that, on average, less than half of the OECD population trusted their government. The crisis worsened the situation with a decline of four additional percentage points since then. Public actors and institutions have been blamed for their failure to cope with the crisis and for the impact it has had on people’s lives.
Spain’s planned public sector reforms should help make the country’s institutions stronger and more effective, and proposals to increase transparency and root out corruption will do much to restore public trust, according to a new OECD report.
The principles aim to provide a concise overview of good practices across the full spectrum of budget activity, taking account in particular of the lessons of the recent economic crisis, and to give practical guidance for designing, implementing and improving budget systems to meet the challenges of the future.
The Netherlands is a global pioneer in water management with a long history of containing flood risks and reclaiming land from the sea. Yet it will need to adapt its water governance policies to meet the looming challenges of shifting demographics, regional development and climate change, according to an OECD report.
A major flooding of the Seine River similar to the flood disaster of 1910 could affect up to 5 million residents in the greater Paris area and cause up to 30 billion euros worth of damage, according to a new OECD report.
Taking a ruler to our rulers: Government at a Glance Quiz
This blog, written by ODI's Anna Locke, discusses land governance and transparency definitions, initiatives and key lessons. The post is part of Wikiprogress' spotlight on governance.
This blog post on trust in governments is a compilation of presentations given at the OECD Workshop entitled "Joint Learning for an OECD Trust Strategy", held on 14 October 2013.
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.