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El rico patrimonio natural de Colombia, uno de los países con mayor biodiversidad del mundo, se encuentra bajo creciente presión debido a las industrias extractivas, la cría de ganado, la urbanización y el uso de automóviles, según un nuevo informe de la OCDE.
Colombia’s rich natural heritage as one of the world’s most bio-diverse countries is coming under increasing pressure from extractive industries, livestock grazing, urbanisation and car use, according to a new OECD report.
Launch of OECD report on ageing and employment policies in the Netherlands - Press conference, The Hague, Wednesday 16 April 2014
Colombia has done much to strengthen the rules governing its telecommunication sector, but it must give its regulator more power to enforce them in order to increase competition, particularly in the highly concentrated mobile market, according to a new OECD report.
OECD unemployment increases to 7.6% in February 2014
Development aid rose by 6.1% in real terms in 2013 to reach the highest level ever recorded, despite continued pressure on budgets in OECD countries since the global economic crisis. Donors provided a total of USD 134.8 billion in net official development assistance (ODA), marking a rebound after two years of falling volumes, as a number of governments stepped up their spending on foreign aid.
Composite leading indicators point to weakening growth in most major emerging economies but continued positive growth prospects in OECD countries
Latvia has taken an important step on the road to OECD membership by completing the process to become a member of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention. Latvia will become the 41st Party to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention on 30 May 2014.
The OECD will publish a Telecommunication Review and an Environmental Performance Review of Colombia on April 9 and 10 respectively. The reviews examine competition and regulation in Colombia’s telecoms market and assess its environmental policies and performance. Both will feed into talks on Colombia’s accession to the OECD.
Action taken by many European countries to return their public finances to health are beginning to pay off, says the OECD. The Euro area economies which emerged from the crisis with serious current account deficits are now in surplus. Debt-to-GDP ratios are stabilising and market tensions have abated.