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The Russian Federation must further modernise its economy to meet long-term development and income inequality challenges, according to the OECD. A combination of sound macroeconomic management, improved business climate, effective social policies and greater energy efficiency is required.
This report evaluates how well EECCA countries have done in ensuring people’s access to adequate water supply and sanitation services since their Economic, Finance, and Environment Ministers adopted the Almaty Guiding Principles to support such efforts in 2000.
G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial, Paris 26-27 September 2011
This report aims to help Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) environmental administrations to harness the potential benefits of on-going public finance reforms in the region.
These country notes contain over 50 indicators which compare the political and institutional frameworks of national governments as well as revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. They include a description of government policies on integrity, e-government and open government.
Russia should increase protection of intellectual property, strengthen competition and invest more in research and development to boost innovation and entrepreneurship across its economy, according to a new OECD report.
During his official visit, Angel Gurría met with the President of the Russian Federation and other government officials to discuss Russia's ongoing negotiations to join the OECD.
Angel Gurría declared that "building on the trust we have established over the years, Russia is advancing on the accession track to become a member of the OECD. The accession process can be seen as a joint initiative to support Russia’s objective of modernising its economy."
Two workshop were held in Moscow on the topic of regulatory impact assessment in Russia, enabling an exposure to different approaches used in some leading OECD countries.
Новостная рассылка ОЭСР – OECD Newsletter in Russian.