Publications & Documents


  • 7-April-2009

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    Ensuring food security for the world’s poor: Questions and Answers

    Investing in Food Security in a Global Economy brought together international experts to discuss a range of agricultural, development and trade policy issues. Key questions on how to ensure food security for the world’s poor both during the current crisis and over the

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  • 3-April-2009

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    OECD welcomes Uruguay’s commitment to OECD tax information exchange standards

    The OECD welcomed today the formal endorsement by Uruguay of its tax information exchange standards.

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  • 3-April-2009

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    Tertiary education in Chile is ready for a second generation of reforms

    Education has been a persistent priority of Chile since the early 1990s. The government’s firm commitment to access and equity has led to ever-increasing numbers of young people entering tertiary education, posing challenges for both its financing and quality.

  • 2-April-2009

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    Following G20 OECD delivers on tax pledge

    Following the G20 meeting and communiqué, the OECD has provided a detailed report on progress by financial centres around the world towards implementation of an internationally agreed standard on exchange of information for tax purposes.

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  • 1-April-2009

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    Cayman Islands signs tax information agreements with Nordic economies

    The Cayman Islands has signed bilateral agreements with seven Nordic economies - Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden - on exchange of information for tax purposes.

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  • 31-March-2009

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    A new role for regional policy: local responses for a global crisis

    Speaking at the ministerial meeting of the territorial development policy committee, Mr. Gurría affirmed that urban and rural regions have a core role to play in promoting sustainable growth. Mayors and regional officials are leading efforts to encourage public transportation, implement climate change action plans, and curb air pollution.

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  • 31-March-2009

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    OECD Ministers call for Regional Responses to Global Crisis

    Ministers responsible for regional development met at OECD to discuss the serious impact of the financial crisis on urban and rural regions and suggest ways to stimulate the economy.

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  • 31-March-2009

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    Many teenagers in OECD countries lack environmental science grounding, study shows

    Teenagers in OECD countries are mostly well aware of environmental issues but often know little about their causes, raising questions about how well societies will be equipped to tackle such challenges in the future, according to a new OECD publication.

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  • 30-March-2009

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    Resist investment protectionism, countries meeting at OECD agree

    Countries participating in a “Freedom of Investment” initiative, which together represent four fifths of the world economy, have pledged to resist discriminatory policies and new forms of protectionism towards investment.

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  • 30-March-2009

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    Development aid at its highest level ever in 2008

    In 2008, total net official development assistance (ODA) from members of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) rose by 10.2% in real terms to USD 119.8 billion. This is the highest dollar figure ever recorded. It represents 0.30% of members’ combined gross national income.

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