2-December-2009

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Pier Carlo Padoan appointed OECD Chief Economist

Pier Carlo Padoan has been appointed Chief Economist of the OECD. Mr. Padoan will maintain his status of Deputy Secretary-General which he has held since joining the OECD in June 2007.

1-September-2009

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Spend early on children, says OECD

Governments should invest more money on children in the first six years of their lives to reduce social inequality and help all children, especially the most vulnerable, have happier lives, according to the OECD’s first ever report on child well-being in its 30 member countries.

24-July-2009

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OECD Secretary-General congratulates Enrico Giovannini on designation to head Italian statistics institute

Hailing the designation of Enrico Giovannini as President of the Italian national statistics institute (Istituto nazionale di statistica - ISTAT), OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said this marks recognition of his contribution to strengthening the OECD’s position in this area.

9-July-2009

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OECD’s Gurría welcomes strengthening of G8/G5 dialogue through HAP

“Closer and stronger ties between the G8 and G5 countries are critical for tackling the increasingly complex global challenges facing our countries, and never more so than in the current economic crisis,” OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said today at the G8 Summit.

4-May-2009

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Society at a Glance reveals evolving social trends in OECD countries

The French spend more time sleeping than anyone else in OECD countries. They also devote more time to eating than anyone else and nearly double that of Americans, Canadians or Mexicans.

28-April-2009

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Schools must do more to motivate tomorrow’s scientists, OECD study shows

Across OECD countries, close to 40% of high-school students who come top in science subjects have no interest in pursuing a science-related career, while almost 45% do not want to continue studying science, according to a new OECD report.

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.

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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.

10-October-2008

English

“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.

21-April-2008

English

More flexibility in labour market policy management would boost growth, says OECD

OECD governments could boost economic growth and help create jobs if local agencies and authorities had more power and autonomy to adjust employment and training programmes to meet local needs, concluded OECD employment ministers attending a high level conference in Venice, Italy.

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