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How can you be sure the toy you buy your child as a birthday present is safe? That your money is safe in the bank? That the tax you pay is not going to waste? The answer is essentially trust – but what happens when that trust breaks down, and how can you rebuild it?
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This is the synthesis in Spannish of the public governance review of Mexico which examines the regulatory framework in Mexico, explains how e-government could be used to find new approaches to old challenges, and looks at the challenge of professionalising public servants in Mexico.
The highly regarded Austrian health system delivers good quality and easily accessible services, but is costly.
The fourth annual meeting of the MENA-OECD Senior Budget Officials network was held in Beirut, Lebanon, 21-22 September 2011, hosted by the Lebanese Ministry of Finance.
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Executive summary of the publication "Making the most of public investment: Lessons from the crisis".
Openness is one of the key values that guide the OECD vision for a stronger, cleaner, fairer world. This is why the OECD welcomes the launch of the Open Government Partnership today and the efforts led by Presidents Obama and Rousseff to promote government transparency, fight corruption, empower citizens and maximise the potential of new technologies to strengthen accountability and foster participation in public affairs.
This publication gives a comparative overview of lessons that can be drawn from the financial crisis followed by a section covering a selection of country cases (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Korea, Spain, Sweden and the United States).
The primary objective of this APEC-OECD meeting was to develop future co-operation with APEC in the area of regulatory reform and share the draft OECD Recommendation on Regulatory Policy and Governance with APEC economies.
The compensation of employees represents a significant percentage of public expenditure. This meeting addressed the challenge of adjusting compensation in line with countries fiscal consolidation requirements.
The WG on Governance of Public Finance includes the MENA-OECD Network of Senior Budget Officials. It promotes broad reforms to inter alia modernise governance structures and operations, strengthen regional and international partnerships, and sustain economic gro