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  • 5-March-2012


    OECD recommends action on international tax loopholes

    Aggressive tax planning – untaxed income, multiple deductions and other forms of international tax arbitrage - is a growing concern for all governments.

  • 9-February-2012


    Education: Reduce school failure to boost equity and growth, says OECD

    Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.

  • 6-February-2012


    Comunicato del Segretario Generale dell’OCSE dopo la sua riunione con il Presidente del Consiglio, Mario Monti

    L’Italia ha avviato un programma di riforme molto ambizioso ma indispensabile per rafforzare la finanza pubblica, rilanciare la crescita e migliorare la competitività della sua economia.

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  • 6-February-2012


    Statement by OECD ‘s Gurria after meeting Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti

    Italy has embarked on an ambitious, much needed reform programme to strengthen its public finances, to restore growth and to improve the competitiveness of the Italian economy.

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  • 12-January-2012


    In support of its active enforcement efforts, Italy should urgently extend timeframe for prosecuting foreign bribery

    The Phase 3 Report on Italy by the OECD Working Group on Bribery evaluates and makes recommendations on Italy's implementation and application of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions and related instruments.

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  • 5-December-2011


    OECD’s Gurría welcomes Italian government measures to strengthen public finances

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría has welcomed the measures adopted by the Italian government to address fiscal sustainability while boosting growth and equity.

  • 14-September-2011


    Education: crisis reinforces importance of a good education, says OECD

    People with university degrees have suffered far fewer job losses during the global economic crisis than those who left school without qualifications, according to the latest edition of the OECD’s annual Education at a Glance.

  • 16-August-2011


    Tax: OECD's Gurría welcomes Italy fiscal plan

    The OECD welcomes the comprehensive package approved by the Italian government at the weekend.

  • 1-September-2009


    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


    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.

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