Publications & Documents


  • 30-March-2009

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    Massive rise in unemployment needs fast, decisive response, says OECD’s Gurria

    “Governments need to take quick and decisive action to avoid the financial crisis becoming a fully-blown social crisis with scarring effects on vulnerable workers and low income households,” OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría told G8 Labour and Employment Ministers in Rome today.

  • 26-March-2009

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    Governing Regional Development Policy: The Use of Performance Indicators

    This report examines both the challenges and the opportunities associated with designing and using indicator systems as a tool for the governance of regional development policy.

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  • 18-March-2009

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    Turin Round Table to help SMEs deal with the global financial crisis

    SMEs are suffering under the credit crunch, with banks demanding tougher loan terms while sales weaken and debtors delay payments. How can governments help? A Round Table organised under the auspices of the OECD to discuss possible policy options will take place on 26-27 March in Turin.

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  • 3-March-2009

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    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009 - Italy Country Note

    This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for Italy.

  • 16-February-2009

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    OECD’s Gurría welcomes G7 move to establish set of ethical principles on global business

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría has welcomed the decision by G7 Finance Ministers to work towards setting up a set of common principles on integrity, transparency and propriety in global financial and business transactions.

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  • 13-February-2009

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    The need for a global standard

    In his remarks delivered in Rome, Angel Gurría has welcomed the decision by G7 Finance Ministers to work towards setting up a set of common principles on integrity, transparency and propriety in global financial and business transactions.

  • 10-October-2008

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    OECD Roundtable on Urban Strategy of Mayors and Ministers on “Competitive Cities and Climate Change”: Remarks by Angel Gurría

    Given that the majority of the world’s population lives in cities accounting for 60 to 80 percent of emissions, cities are key actors in our efforts to achieve long-term sustainable solutions to the global climate change challenge, according to Mr. Gurría.

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  • 10-October-2008

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    “Whole of government” approach needed to ensure competitiveness and sustainability in tourism, says OECD

    Governments need to put in place comprehensive strategies to make their tourism industries more competitive and work with industry and regional and local authorities to promote sustainable tourism development.

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  • 31-July-2008

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    Competitive Cities and Climate Change Conference

    The conference on "Competitive Cities and Climate Change" was held in Milan, Italy, on 9-10 October 2008.

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  • 30-June-2008

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    Conference: Corporate Social Responsibility and Local Development (Trento, Italy)

    The objective of this conference was to share experiences on how, trough CRS strategies, public and private sector, Trade Unions and local community organisations can partner to support sustainable development at local level, with a particular focus on Russia.

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