19 June 2017: The OECD Competition Committee held a discussion on innovation in the electricity sector in order to investigate whether regulation is keeping pace with change, and, what the impact on the activities of competition agencies might be.
This page provides a summary of publications and working papers released by the OECD on the nexus between development co-operation and green growth, climate change and the environment.
The non-prescriptive Inclusive Green Growth Toolkit developed by four International Organizations (IOs) - AfDB, OECD, UN, and WB - at the request of the G20 Development Working Group under the Mexican G20 Presidency in June 2012 and updated in July 2013
Following the delivery of the Strategy in May 2011, green growth will be mainstreamed in OECD analytical work to enrich guidance on a number of country, sector and issue-specific areas. This will involve integrating green growth considerations in Economic Surveys, Environmental Performance Reviews and Innovation Reviews.
Green growth will require large scale changes in the behaviour of households, business and governments. Taxes and other market-based instruments are key policy instruments for providing clear and sustained incentives to reduce environmental damage.
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This is a summary of OECD publication "Greening Development: Enhancing Capacity for Environmental Management and Governance"
This guidance explains the benefits of using strategic environmental assessment in development co-operation and sets out key steps for its application based on recent experiences.
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All countries should have national sustainable development strategies in place, but many still lack strategies and others fall short of good practices in terms of long-term perspectives, integrated government approaches, consultation with stakeholders, realistic targets, etc.
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You will find a chronological meetings list of The Round Table on Sustainable Development.