Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2011 offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across Asia/Pacific countries and economies.
More than 40 indicators covering a wide range of areas. Click on the red i beside each indicator to obtain the unit of measure, a definition of the indicator and a list of references. To compare with other OECD countries, tables and charts are provided at the end of each row.
A first consultative meeting of the OECD-Indonesia Policy Dialogue took place on 5 October 2011, back-to-back with the annual meeting of the Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance. The discussion focused on enhancing disclosure of beneficial ownership and control in Indonesia.
The 2011 Asian Roundtable meeting in Bali, Indonesia, focused on challenges and reform priorities in Asia's corporate governance landscape and corporate governance developments in Indonesia.
G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial, Paris 26-27 September 2011
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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