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Cities are ready to lead efforts to green the economy, concluded participants of the OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers meeting in Chicago on March 8th, 2012.
Green and Growth can go together, provided that the appropriate framework and the right economic and regulatory incentives are in place to encourage sustainable use of our resources and the environment, said Angel Gurría.
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This report on the Korean Strategy for Green Growth and its implementation in urban areas assesses the contributions of sub-national governments to Korea‟s National Strategy for Green Growth and identifies the main challenges for effective implementation at the local level.
This publication highlights the central role of regions and regional policies in generating an employment recovery and realising the innovation potential of OECD economies.
In the current difficult economic environment, regions are important centres of gravity in a country’s economy. Their comparative advantages, endowments and overall dynamism can be powerful sources of growth and prosperity nation-wide, said OECD Secretary-General.
This Review of the Gauteng City-Region, South Africa evaluates measures to position economic development policy and to confront economic inequality in the Johannesburg/Pretoria region.
These country notes provide detailed quantitative and qualitative information on regional performance, institutions and policy settings in OECD members. They include a description of the country's administrative structure, regional policies and the contribution of regions to national growth.
Water is essentially a local issue and involves a plethora of stakeholders at basin, municipal, regional, national and international levels. This report looks at the challenges in water policy implementation and identifies good practices in co-ordinating water policy.
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This is the executive summary of the report Water Governance in OECD countries: a Multi-Level Approach.
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Executive summary of the publication "Making the most of public investment: Lessons from the crisis".