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  • 26-January-2011

    English

    New Chair of the OECD's Committee on Fiscal Affairs elected

    The OECD is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chair of its Committee on Fiscal Affairs (CFA), Mr Masatsugu Asakawa of Japan.

  • 1-September-2009

    English

    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.

  • 13-August-2009

    English

    OECD reveals evolving social trends in Asia-Pacific

    Society at a Glance - Asia/Pacific Edition 2009 looks at social trends and policy developments in Asia-Pacific countries, using indicators similar to those in OECD’s recently published Society at a Glance 2009 (focused on OECD economies).

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  • 30-June-2009

    English

    Keep doors open to migrant workers to meet long-term labour needs, says OECD

    The economic crisis is likely to cause the first major fall in the number of migrants coming to work in OECD countries since the 1980s, according to a new OECD report.

  • 19-May-2009

    English

    More competition key to future prosperity of Japan’s farm sector, says OECD report

    Improving competitiveness is essential to the future prosperity of Japan’s agricultural sector, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 19-May-2009

    Japanese

    さらなる競争が日本の農業の将来的な発展の鍵である

    競争力を高めることは農業の将来的な発展に必要不可欠であるとOECDレポートでは記している。近年のより効率的な生産者に支持を重点化しようとする取組みは、農業の競争力向上に寄与するものの、農業が競争から守られている限り、その効果は限定的なものになるであろう。

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  • 5-March-2009

    English

    Japan must continue reforms in tertiary education, says OECD

    In recent years, Japan has made significant progress in modernising its tertiary education system but reforms of the system must continue to respond to current social and economic pressures in Japan.

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  • 5-March-2009

    Japanese

    日本は高等教育改革を継続しなければならない

    近年、日本は若年人口の減少と今日のグローバル経済におけるリサーチベースのイノベーションの必要性に直面し、高等教育制度の近代化において大幅な進展を見せています。しかし、高等教育制度改革は今後も日本における現在の社会経済的圧力に応えていかなければなりません。

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  • 18-December-2008

    English

    Japan could do more to help young people find stable jobs

    Young people in Japan are finding it increasingly hard to get stable jobs and the Japanese authorities should expand vocational training schemes and increase social security coverage for young non-regular workers in order to help them.

  • 23-April-2008

    English

    OECD working party launches safety testing of nanomaterials

    OECD member countries, as well as some non-member economies and other stakeholders, are pooling expertise and funding to test the human health and environmental safety effects of a number of nanomaterials.

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