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  • 3-April-2014


    Women, Government and Policy Making in OECD Countries

    This book provides comparative data and policy benchmarks on women's access to public leadership and inclusive gender-responsive policy-making across OECD countries.

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  • 2-April-2014


    OECD Global Forum on Public Governance

    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.

  • 2-April-2014


    Building up trust

    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.

  • 1-April-2014


    Spain’s public sector reform plans on the right track, says OECD report

    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.

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  • 31-March-2014


    10 Principles of Budgetary Governance

    These principles give practical guidance for designing, implementing and improving budget systems to meet the challenges of the future. They are currently being considered as a draft Recommendation of the OECD Council, underpinning their importance to good public governance.

  • 17-March-2014


    Dutch water governance faces challenges from demographics and climate

    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.

  • 24-January-2014


    French capital should prepare now for risk of a costly Seine flood

    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.

  • 16-January-2014


    Take the Government at a Glance Quiz

    Taking a ruler to our rulers: Government at a Glance Quiz

  • 3-January-2014


    Blog: Transparency and governance in the land sector - Two sides of the same coin?

    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.

  • 20-December-2013


    Blog: Trust in Government - Causes, consequences and solutions

    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.

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