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This report sets out the challenge for freshwater in a changing climate and provides guidance on how to navigate this new “waterscape”. It highlights trends and practices drawn from the OECD Survey of Policies on Water and Climate Change Adaptation covering all 34 member countries and the EC. Each country profiles provide a snapshot of the challenges posed by climate change for freshwater and the emerging policy responses.
There are now 42 signatories to the OECD Declaration on Green Growth. Lithuania has joined Costa Rica, Colombia, Croatia, Latvia, Morocco, Tunisia, as well as OECD members in having adhered to the declaration.
Iceland has made progress in coping with the legacy of the crisis but needs to go further in fiscal consolidation, strengthening monetary and financial stability arrangements and to remove capital controls in an orderly fashion.
Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables
These country notes present the recent changes in migration policies as well as a table showing the most recent statistics on migration flows and on the results of the immigrants in the labour market.
Iceland's legal and policy framework bring together all of Iceland's development co-operation - bilateral, multilateral and humanitarian and is backed up by a strategy that has been adopted by the Parliament.
The Secretary-General introduced Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland, and underlined many of his accomplishments.
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