A city’s brand is pivotal for its position in global society, particularly in global competition. Indeed, a city has many aspects of a commercial product. The very strong international brand that I represent is Prague, the million-strong capital of the Czech Republic.
“What is the city but the people?” asked Shakespeare in Coriolanus. All city planning focuses on people and the quality of life. The big cities in Brazil took shape from the 1950s, when the country’s population amounted to approximately 52 million inhabitants, only 36.2% of whom lived in cities.
Blog: Anecdotal evidence suggests there are loads of grumpy old men and women around. A new, evidence-based report from the OECD offers some clues as to why this should be.
The main objective of this project is to gather evidence on local labour markets, in particular on skills supply and demand, employment and productivity.
The purpose of this analysis is to assess how local flexibility can be injected into national adult education and training systems, while reserving accountability; and to better understand how to create an enabling policy environment for the development of effective local skills strategies.
Better policies for better lives: this time, in your region - Insights Blog
This blog, written by David Satterthwaite with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), discusses what indicators are needed in order to assess the quality of life of the urban poor.
The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) collects aid flow data at activity level based on a standard methodology and agreed definitions. Aid to agriculture includes Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Rural Development.
En materia de desarrollo local y empleo, la OCDE se acerca a América Latina a través de su Programa LEED y de la CAF.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the Andean Development Corporation (CAF) are full members of the OECD LEED Programme working jointly on how to foster local development in Latin American and the Carribean.