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The dialogue between the OECD and the Vatican provided an opportunity to examine and reflect on how to understand the new trends in the relationship between state, market and society, together with new ideas on how to enhance the role of social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility.
"Greening the economy" is today one of the most pressing issues in OECD countries. This seminar reviewed the impact of climate change on local labour markets and studied the different tools and methods that can be used to help the transition to a greener local economy.
La politique de développement rural adoptée par le gouvernement provincial du Québec compte parmi les plus innovantes de la zone OCDE, a déclaré Angel Gurría lors de la présentation de cette publication. Représentant 20 % du PIB du Québec, les zones rurales ont également connu le plus fort accroissement du revenu des ménages à l’intérieur de la province entre 2000 et 2005, démontrant ainsi que ruralité ne rime pas avec déclin
The OECD Workshop: Regional Mobility and Regional Innovation, overviewed main trends in labor mobility across OECD regions, including rural-urban dynamics and out-flows of young adults.
This review examines Québec's rural policy approach, which aims at community empowerment and land occupancy, and presents recommendations for integrating social, economic and entrepreneurial development and implementing stabilisation measures in lagging areas.
The OECD LEED Trento Centre, in cooperation with the School on Local Development of the University of Trento, organised a round-table session on: “1989-2010 two decades of transformations in the new Europe: development choices and trajectories”, on Friday 4 June at 3 p.m.
This Review of Venice, Italy, offers a comprehensive assessment of the city-region’s economy and the extent to which its land use, labour market and environmental policies embrace a metropolitan vision.
The project identified key barriers to SME development in selected Serbian regions and explored the relationship between central government policy and actions supporting SME development at the local level.
The Third Annual Meeting of the OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers on “Cities and Green Growth” concluded that national and city leaders must work together to increase cities’ ability to promote green growth.
Speaking at the Urban Roundtable of Mayors and Ministerse, A. Gurría recommended to make the analysis of green growth more systematic and to develop a common set of urban environmental and economic indicators.