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 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
This report considers how the growing interconnectedness in the global economy could create the conditions and vectors for rapid and widespread disruptions.
The Good Governance for Development (GfD) in Arab Countries Initiative aims at modernising public governance structures and processes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) through dialogue among policy practitioners.
In recent years, India has enjoyed one of the highest growth rates worldwide, weathering the global financial crisis better than many other countries.
The Estonian fiscal position is much better than in many OECD countries, the country stands out for having a rather lean government sector and the authorities are striving for efficient use of existing resources.
The Croation Ministry of Finance hosted the 7th annual meeting of OECD-CESEE Senior Budget Officials. Topics included budget reviews of Ukraine and Montenegro.
Two back to back events were organised in Jerusalem on 28-30 June 2011 – a two-day Israel-OECD Conference “Cutting Bureaucracy: Regulation and Services” and a one-day workshop at the technical level on “Improving the Design and Evaluation of Regulation and the use of Regulatory Impact Analysis”.