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Best Practices / Guidelines
To help countries address governance challenges linked to public investment across levels of government, the OECD is working to identify good practices, learn from good examples and identify framework conditions that are critical to make the most of public investment.
The 'water crisis' is largely a governance crisis. There is enough water on Earth for all, even in areas where temporary shortages may exist. Managing water for all is not only a question of hydrology and money, but equally a matter of good governance.
The answer to the question "how's life?" may depend on what region you live in. Since factors that determine well-being can vary dramatically across the same country, national averages may not provide the full picture of how life is being lived in all regions. The OECD is compiling well-being indicators across regions to help improve local and regional policies.
With the OECD eXplorer, define yourself your selection among the wealth of indicators provided by the OECD Regional databases, and choose the visualisation that suits the best to highlight your findings.
This learning manual presents a series of policy recommendations for improving the labour market outcomes at local level, based on studies from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Israel, Japan, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.
This LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance thematic brochure reviews the experience of partnerships in different countries in addressing the implications of climate change and creating employment at local level.
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Urban development addresses current issues such as global warming, poverty and exclusion and encourages the benefits of agglomeration by providing collective public goods.
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This is a summary of rural development goals.
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Final version adopted by Forum members at the 6th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance.
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This handbook contains a selection of 20 entrepreneurship education and start-up support initiatives developed by universities or their core partners. Includes examples in eastern Germany, Finland, the UK, Poland, South Africa, and the US.