In his speech to OECD Ambassadors, the President of Iceland discussed how Iceland could offer lessons on the nature of a clean energy economy; and presented some insights from Iceland's recent challenges in dealing with the financial crisis.
The President of Iceland, Mr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, will visit the OECD on Wednesday 27th February 2013. On this occasion, Mr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson will meet on a bilateral basis with Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD. He will also give an address to a special session of the OECD Council, focused on Sustainable Development and Energy.
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Education at a Glance 2012: Key facts - Iceland
The country statistical profiles include a wide range of indicators on economy, education, energy, environment, foreign aid, health, information and communication, labour, migration, R&D, trade and society.
The purpose of the workshop was to provide input for the development of the strategies to reduce dropout rates in Iceland by engaging key Iceland stakeholders in discussing international practices and a set of OECD preliminary recommendations.
Provided that Iceland is able to negotiate to maintain the authority to set TACs and to keep the ITQ system, joining the EU, and hence the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), should not reduce the efficiency of the Icelandic fisheries management system.
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Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.
These country notes contain over 50 indicators which compare the political and institutional frameworks of national governments as well as revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. They include a description of government policies on integrity, e-government and open government.
Poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries...