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Information and communications technologies (ICTs) have created a new platform for the exchange of information and knowledge in both developed and developing countries. If leveraged across the economy and throughout sectors, ICTs, including Internet, wireless networks, mobile phones, and other communication media, can catalyse development and economic and social change, improve wellbeing and expand economic prosperity.
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Contributing to better informed policies and providing decision makers with the necessary tools for achieving greater policy coherence for development in the post-2015 development agenda.
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The world produces enough food to feed everyone, yet more than one person in seven still goes hungry. This report explores ways in which more coherent policies in advanced and developing countries alike, as well as globally, can contribute to address the multiple dimensions of global food security and reduce hunger worldwide.
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Governments are increasingly called upon to respond to a variety of concerns raised by society in many areas such as the environment, animal welfare and food safety. And they are asked to do so in a coherent manner. To address any market imperfections, governments have a number of options available to intervene, including regulatory, subsidy or tax based measures.
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This report highlights progress achieved in i) mainstreaming the Strategy across the organisation, and ii) enhancing the level of engagement through the 14 projects and cross-cutting areas. It concludes with a set of proposals how to move forward with the Strategy’s implementation.
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At the OECD’s 50th Anniversary Council Meeting at Ministerial level (MCM), Ministers e endorsed a strategic mandated the OECD to design a Strategy on Development which is consistent with the Organisation’s founding mandate to promote development within and beyond its membership.
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This framework paper sets out the key elements of an OECD Strategy for Development which was endorsed at the OECD's 50th Anniversary Council Meeting at Ministerial level in 2012.
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This report entitled “Better Policies for Development - Report on the Devgoals exercise” provides the general findings and recommendations from the DevGoals exercise to consider for the preparation of an OECD Strategy for Development.
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This report examines the way in which wider policy tools can be used to support our common development objectives, also referred to as “Policy Coherence for Development”. It covers 19 development policy topics, together spanning virtually and horizontally the whole of OECD’s work.
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This report introduces the conceptualisation of progress towards policy coherence by means of a three-phase cycle, with each phase of the cycle supported primarily by one of three building blocks: (i) political commitment and policy statements; (ii) policy coordination mechanisms; and (iii) systems for monitoring, analysis and reporting.