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Despite progress in recent years, there is growing evidence that OECD countries are not on track to reach some of their key environmental goals. This report examines the strategies and instruments that governments use to ensure compliance with pollution prevention and control regulations.
In 2008-11, 14 regions in 11 countries underwent the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional Development aiming to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
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The focus of this report is on migrant education policies and practices. However, some information on general immigration and integration policies and approaches is provided in order to place education policies in overall national policy contexts.
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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 the Netherlands .
The Amsterdam Region participates in the Reviews of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Regional Development 2008-10. This site informs about Amsterdam, its higher education institutions, and the role its HEIs play in regional development.
This comprehensive review analyses the energy challenges facing the Netherlands in 2008 and provides critiques and recommendations for further policy improvements. It urges the government to provide policy continuity – such as in promotion regimes for renewable energy – to underpin a sustainable investment climate. It also highlights the need for closer co-ordination among national, regional and local authorities.
The EU Better Regulation project is a partnership between the OECD and the European Commission. It draws on the initiatives for Better Regulation promoted by both organisations over the last few years.
The City-Region of Rotterdam participates in the Reviews of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Regional Development 2008-10. This site informs about Rotterdam, its higher education institutions, and the role its HEIs play in regional development.
This third report in the OECD series Sickness, Disability and Work looks specifically at the cases of Denmark, Finland, Ireland and the Netherlands, and highlights the roles of institutions and policies.