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Active with India 2012
A major step forward towards putting the measurement of well-being at the heart of policy-making was taken at a four-day international conference which ended in New Delhi today.
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Renewed impetus for reforms is essential for India to continue to narrow its major gap in living standards with middle-income and OECD economies, to reduce widespread poverty, to reverse rising inequality and to improve the wellbeing of all Indians. Based on the expertise of OECD, this report presents an update of policy advice in critical areas to India’s long-term economic performance and social development.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría addresses the 4th OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policy on "Measuring Well-Being for Development and Policy Making" in New Delhi to discuss how fundamental goals can be translated into policy practice.
During his official visit to India, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will participate in an interactive session with Indian industrialists to discuss the global economic situation, the outlook for the Indian economy and the OECD-India cooperation.
Drawing on the OECD’s expertise in comparing country experiences and identifying best practices, this book tailors the OECD’s policy advice to the specific and timely priorities of India, focusing on how its government can make reform happen.
For his official visit to India, Secretary-General Angel Gurría will open the 4th OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policy in New Delhi. He will also meet with key government officials and business leaders to present the tailor-made OECD Policy Brochure on India.
Assessing the progress and failings of our societies requires a far broader set of measures than just economic indicators. This is why international experts, NGO representatives and politicians in fields as diverse as the environment, development, health, education, business and social affairs will be meeting in New Delhi from 16-19 October 2012.
The eleventh meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity was held in Hyderabad, India (COP11, from 8 to 19 October 2012).
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In May 2012, the OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), the Planning Commission, Government of India, and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organised an India-OECD collaborative workshop on education and innovation in India, with a focus on higher education.