This report, the first OECD study to analyse the successes and challenges of both administrative simplification and e-government in a national context, analyses Portugal's simplication programme, assesses its implications for the public sector and service delivery, and makes proposals for action
The EU Better Regulation project is a partnership between the OECD and the European Commission. It draws on the initiatives for Better Regulation promoted by both organisations over the last few years.
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The review of budgeting in Portugal was carried out at the request of the Portuguese authories and concentrates on the national government only. A shorter version of this material was published in the OECD Journal on Budgeting, Volume 2008/3.
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A avaliação do processo orçamental português foi realizada por solicitação das autoridades portuguesas, concentrando-se apenas no governo a nível nacional. Uma versão mais curta em lingua inglesa foi publicada no OECD Journal on Budgeting, Volume 2008/3.
This publication presents reviews of the labour market integration of immigrants and their children in four OECD countries (Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Portugal), and provides country-specific recommendations.
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Open plan schools have been largely contested in Portugal. Recently however the Escola da Ponte, one of the open plan schools that has survived, was recognised as one of the country’s most innovative educational facilities.
This review analyses how a paradigm shift in regional policy, building on the knowledge of both public and private stakeholders in regions (ranging from dynamic coastal urban areas to lagging inland areas), could help Portugal fully exploit its potential for sustainable development.
Two companion volumes focusing on the improvement of school leadership. Volume 1 provides a range of policy options to help governments improve school leadership. Volume 2 examines measures taken in five countries.
The Conference aims to help policy makers understand Sensor Networks and their potential to help address global challenges. It will explore the conditions for and consequences of innovation in this area including economic aspects, privacy and information security as well as infrastructure issues.
During this official visit, Angel Gurría will meet with Portuguese government officials and hold a joint press conference with the Prime Minister to launch the OECD economic survey of Portugal.