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Welcoming remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General
Obesity rates are low Italy, relative to most OECD countries, but are very high among children. About 1 in 10 people is obese in Italy, significantly less than the OECD average of 1 in 6. More than 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women are overweight.
Biographical note of Italy's Permanent Representative to the OECD.
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Fit not fat: Country facts Italy (in Italian)
This OECD review of risk management policies focuses on the Italian civil protection system and its means to prepare for and react to earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, landslides and even volcanoes.
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The impact of the crisis on the Italian labour market has been so far milder than in a number of other OECD countries. However, the OECD Employment Outlook 2010 indicates worsening labour market conditions in the last year.
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L’impatto della crisi sul mercato del lavoro italiano è stato fino a oggi moderato rispetto a molti altri paesi OCSE. Tuttavia, il Rapporto OCSE sull’occupazione 2010 suggerisce un peggioramento delle condizioni del mercato del lavoro nell’ultimo anno.
The study of Apulia aims to review policies and assets of the Region, so to provide recommendations and guidance to: (i) implement new sustainable tourism development strategies;(ii) strengthen the value of Apulia destination’s sites proposition;(iii) foster skills and capacities at local level.
In his speech for the release of the OECD-FAO Agriculture Outlook in Rome, Italy, Angel Gurría said that the macroeconomic prospects underlying it are more favourable, supply response has been strong, stocks are healthier and most of the ad hoc restrictions on agricultural exports have been lifted.
In his remarks further to the release of the 2010 OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook in Rome, Italy, OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría noted that the OECD-FAO agricultural outlook has been pretty accurate in explaining the causes and consequences of past market shocks.