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In his opening address at the Global Forum on Public Governance, OECD's Gurría underlined that building a stronger global economy means building a cleaner global economy.
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This overview paper examines the financial crisis in light of past country experience and economic theory and draws preliminary policy recommendations.
Mr. Gurría underlined that business ethics should be at the center of any new road-map for the global economy. Markets should not only be more stable, but morally acceptable as well. He said that it is time to reunite ethics and economics through a solid, transparent and updated set of rules.
The Territorial Development Policy Committee met to discuss how regional policies can address global challenges. Mark Drabenstott, Director of the RUPRI Center for Regional Competitiveness, University of Missouri, US, and TDPC Chair, tells the regional policy story.
Governments which are successful at reforming empower their people to make the most of globalisation, creating a favourable environment for education, for business, for innovation and for sustainable development, according to Mr. Gurría.
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The world is rapidly transforming and a number of dynamic emerging economies,including South Africa, have become major players and trading partners with the members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD). In this context, the OECD Members have recognised the need for theOrganisation to become more open and relevant in order to realise its strategicgoal of becoming an important hub for dialogue on globally
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Day 1 (AM) - PowerPoint presentation by Daniel Bergvall on Budgeting in Austria.
Angel Gurría addressed the importance of local initiatives and regional development in helping countries adapt to the challenges of globalisation and technological change in his speech delivered at the Danish Growth Council.
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This paper gives a brief overview of reforms of the senior civil service across 12 OECD member countries. The point of departure is the distinction between the two types of civil service systems: career-based and position-based.
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Welcoming Address by His Excellency Mr. Ivan Miklos, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs of the Slovak Republic, at the Conference for High-Level Officials "Devolving and Delegating Power to More Autonomous Public Bodies and Controlling Th...