Consumer reaction to product recalls remains low in most jurisdictions, some achieving response rates as low as 3%. Over 20 countries are taking part in the October 2019 international awareness campaign to help consumers bridge the gap between being aware of a recall and reacting to it, and to increase business understanding of how to effectively communicate recalls to consumers.
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As part of International Product Safety Week, this joint OECD-EC conference looks at product safety opportunities, challenges and policy considerations related to these emerging technologies.
The OECD contributes to several critical public policy areas related to Internet governance and is involved each year in the Internet Governance Forum.
According to recent OECD statistics, 68% of products identified as banned or recalled were supplied online. With the participation of over 25 jurisdictions, the #SafeProductsOnline campaign aims to inform online platforms, online sellers, and consumers about safety risks and how to check for recalled products prior to purchase.
This October 2018 workshop assessed how the landscape that created the need for the 2012 OECD Recommendation for the Protection of Children Online has evolved. Videos and presentations are available.
The Global Forum will bring together experts and policy makers to foster regular sharing of experiences and good practice on digital security risk and its management, as well as mutual learning and convergence of views on digital security for economic and social prosperity.
This October 2018 workshop examined the state of play in expanding the use of the IoT to enhance wellness, deliver effective remote care, prevent hospital re-admissions and support functional ability. Participants discussed existing policies and highlighted good practices to help move beyond hype and promote the positive elements of the IoT while minimising risks.
The OECD has formed a group of experts to provide guidance in scoping principles for artificial intelligence in society. This the latest step in the organisation’s work to help governments, business, labour and the public maximise the benefits of AI and minimise its risks.
OECD Week 2019 takesplace at OECD Paris Headquarters from 20 May to 23 June, including the OECD Forum, the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting (MCM), BIAC and TUAC's annual General Assemblies, together with a G20/OECD trade conference, a B20 seminar.
This workshop discussed the effects of growing digital transformation on the resilience of critical infrastructures and essential services which rely increasingly on cross-border digital infrastructures. It explored cross-sector dependencies and avenues for co-ordination among stakeholders within countries as well as across borders.