In 2014, Greece provided USD 248 million in net ODA (preliminary data), which represented 0.11% of gross national income (GNI) and an increase of 6.3% in real terms from 2013. This is the first increase in ODA volume since 2009, when its aid budget started to decline as a direct consequence of the severe economic crisis.
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While there have been some recent signs that the labour market situation in Greece has finally begun to improve, the situation remains very difficult.
Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format.
A dashboard of key government indicators by country, to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
Government at a Glance 2015, published on 6 July, offers a dashboard of key indicators to help analyze international comparisons of public sector performance. Given the timing of the release, it seems appropriate to focus on Greece to gain a balanced understanding of the country's challenges and strengths.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and Greece’s Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis, met today to discuss the design and implementation of a series of reforms that the Greek Government is planning to introduce in different policy areas.
The EU Better Regulation project is a partnership between the OECD and the European Commission. It draws on the initiatives for Better Regulation promoted by both organisations over the last few years.
Access latest developments on regulatory policy in Greece and its score on the 2015 Indicators of Regulatory Policy and Governance. Read about the 2014 sectoral report on measuring and reducing administrative burdens in 13 sectors in Greece.
The risk of Greek companies bribing foreign officials is substantial, but Greece has not given the same priority to fighting foreign bribery as it has to domestic corruption.
The Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, addressed the OECD Council and staff.