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This report provides Members with an update on the Enhanced Engagement process. Enhanced Engagement is the result of a decision by the Council at Ministerial level in May 2007 “to invite the Secretary-General to strengthen OECD co-operation with Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and South Africa through Enhanced Engagement programmes with a view to possible membership.”
Taking place in Indonesia, this international conference will focus on bribery in international business, specifically raising awareness of the risks foreign bribery poses to governments, businesses and individuals; reviewing legal frameworks for fighting foreign bribery; sharing of experiences and best practices in the fight against corruption; and fostering greater international co-operation in this area.
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'PISA in Focus' N°3 looks at 15-year-olds' participation in after-school classes and examines its possible impact on their performance.
This paper tests the hypothesis that, by giving people more voice in the government decision-making process, fiscal decentralisation fosters social capital, measured in terms of interpersonal trust.
The OECD STI Outlook provides profiles of the science and innovation performance of each OECD country and certain non-members in relation to their national context and policy issues. The graphs enable countries to see some of their relative strengths and weaknesses compared to other countries.&l
Public finances are under pressure around the world. We asked finance ministers from a range of countries: “What actions is your government taking to bolster public finances, while upholding growth and services?”
Workshop on Green Growth Strategy: OECD Green Growth Strategy from the Perspective of Developing Countries, organised in Seoul, 28 October 2010.
The results of medium-term projections in the Southeast Asian Economic Outlook are produced based on the OECD Development Centre Medium-term Projection Framework of the SAEO 2010 (MPF: SAEO 2010).
The investment climate in Indonesia was examined using the Policy Framework for Investment. The process involved extensive collaboration between the OECD and Government of Indonesia who created a multi-agency Task Force to prepare detailed answers to the PFI questions and to provide support to the process.
This investment policy review charts Indonesia’s progress in developing an effective policy framework to promote investment for development.