OECD Week will be chaired by US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, with Germany as the vice-chair. Participants include heads of state and government, ministers, business and union leaders and other civil society representatives.
Brazil has joined an OECD chemical testing agreement that allows countries to share and accept each other’s results, saving money for governments and industry and reducing the risk of trade disputes.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomed the recent signing into law by Russian President Dimitri Medvedev of legislation that criminalises foreign bribery, with monetary sanctions for companies and individuals who bribe foreign public officials.
Regions are the economic engines of the world economy and are increasingly playing a driving role in the push for innovation and economic competitiveness, but...
Grundsätzen geeinigt, um den sozialen Zusammenhalt zu fördern und die negativen Folgen der weit reichenden Job- und...
Social Policy Ministers meeting at the OECD today agreed several common principles to promote social cohesion and...
The OECD/NEA will co-organise a G8-G20 meeting on nuclear energy safety issues 7-8 June, as part of international efforts to learn from the accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and help prevent similar disasters in the future.
Poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries...
Apesar dos difíceis desafios económicos e políticos que está a enfrentar, Portugal está a desenvolver esforços no sentido de manter o seu compromisso com a melhoria das condições ambientais.
Despite Portugal’s economic and political challenges, it is still committed to improving the environment. The government sees green investment in its stimulus package and green tax reform as part of the solution to the national budget deficit.