29/9/2016 - The OECD will publish Society at a Glance 2016 - OECD Social Indicators on Wednesday 5 October 2016 at 11 a.m. Paris time. This biannual report, now in its eighth edition, analyses social trends and policy developments in the 35 OECD countries, as well as in Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.
This year’s edition features a special chapter on the impact of the crisis on young people in OECD countries and the challenge of finding a job for the tens of millions of 15-29 year-olds who are not in education, employment or training (NEETs).
Stéphane Carcillo, Senior Economist and Social Policy Analyst in the OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs will present the report during a workshop over lunch under embargo at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday 4 October 2016 at the OECD Conference Centre, 2 rue André Pascal, Paris 16ème. To register, journalists should contact Caroline Tourrier from the OECD Media Division in Paris (tel. +33 1 4524 8099).
On the same day, OECD Berlin Centre will host a webinar under embargo at 11 a.m. with Sebastian Königs, Economist and Social Policy Analyst in the OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs. To register, please contact Linus Rob from the OECD Media Division in Berlin (tel. + 49 30 28 88 35 49).
Society at a Glance 2016 will be available on the OECD's password-protected website for journalists from 11 a.m. Paris time for immediate release on Wednesday 5 October 2016. Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the publication, by e-mail, on request and under embargo on Tuesday 4 October 2016. Country notes will also be available.
Requests to receive the report by e-mail under embargo should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Journalists requesting an electronic version in advance of the release time agree to respect OECD embargo conditions.
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