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Bermuda and the Netherlands today signed a bilateral agreement for the exchange of information for tax purposes, bringing to 12 the number of such agreements Bemuda has entered into.
Finland has reduced pollution and improved its environmental quality through pioneering approaches like green taxes.
Luxembourg has today signed a protocol to its double taxation convention with Denmark. The protocol, which allows exchange of bank information for tax purposes, brings the convention up to the OECD standard.
France is showing more resilience during the recession than other G7 countries even though growth will be close to zero for several more quarters, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said.
Durante su visita oficial a la OCDE, la Presidenta de Chile, Michelle Bachelet, se reunio con el Secretario general, Ángel Gurría, y se dirigió a los embajadores de la OCDE en una reunión especial del Consejo de la Organización.
Austria’s official development assistance (ODA) was 0.42% of its gross national income (GNI) in 2008, putting it in 11th place among OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors.
PARIS, FRANCE, MAY 7, 2009 -- The International Institute for Information Design (IIID) and the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) have teamed up to organise the first global gathering of information presentation experts.
In most countries, girls and boys now show similar results in the OECD’s PISA tests of 15-year-olds. But systematic assessment of gender differences shows that students are still being held back by their own gender-related perceptions.
During her official visit to the OECD, the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, met with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and addressed ambassadors at a special meeting of the OECD Council.
France should do more to ease the transition of unskilled young people into employment. The government should give priority to helping young people the furthest removed from the job market and to strengthening the social protection of the most disadvantaged, according to a new report by the OECD.