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The Model Contracts : The Liberian Experience presented by Hon. Sam Russ during Session 2 at the Eighth Plenary Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development
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Session 1 of the Eighth Plenary Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development : Guiding Principles VIII for Durable Extractive Contracts presented by Dr. Carole Nakhle
Despite a shift toward greater acceptance in most OECD countries, homo-, trans- and intersexphobia remain widespread, thereby putting LGBTI at risk of being discriminated against in dimensions critical for their well-being: family life, education, economic outcomes and health.
Sweden ranks among the best OECD countries in terms of gender equality.
Sweden is an egalitarian society in international comparison, and has managed to combine equity with economic efficiency.
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This brochure explains in 60 seconds the main findings of the Review of Youth Welfare and Policies in Côte d'Ivoire. This study provides an in-depth analysis of the situation of young people in terms of social inclusion and well-being. Concrete public policy recommendations are proposed to maximize the impact of government action in favor of youth.
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This brochure summarizes in 60 seconds the main findings of the Youth Well-being Policy Review of Peru. This study provides a rigorous analysis of the social inclusion and well-being of young Peruvians using the latest available data and a multidimensional approach. Based on the results of the analysis, the report proposes a series of recommendations for the development of public policies in favor of youth.
The OECD series Making Integration Work draws on key lessons from the OECD’s work on integration. The objective is to summarise in a non-technical way the main challenges and good policy practices to support the lasting integration of immigrants and their children for selected key groups and domains of integration. Each volume presents ten lessons and examples of good practice, complemented by synthetic comparisons of the integration policy frameworks in OECD countries. This second volume deals with the assessment and recognition of foreign qualifications.
The 2017 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook reviews recent labour market trends and short-term prospects in OECD countries. Chapter 1 presents a comparative scoreboard of labour market performance that encompasses the quantity and quality of employment, as well as the inclusiveness of the labour market. During the past decade, most countries managed to better integrate women and potentially disadvantaged groups into the labour market and improve the quality of the working environment, whereas earnings quality was more or less stable and labour market security worsened. Chapter 2 looks at the resilience of labour markets following the global crisis and shows how both structural reforms and expansionary fiscal policy mitigate the unemployment costs of adverse aggregate shocks. OECD countries generally have avoided an increase in structural unemployment, but not a marked deceleration of wage and productivity growth. Chapter 3 documents the impact of technological progress and globalisation on OECD labour markets over the past two decades. Technology is shown to have been strongly associated with both job polarisation and de-industrialisation. The impact of trade integration is difficult to detect and probably small, although rising imports from China has a small effect in depressing employment in manufacturing. Chapter 4 provides an exceptionally rich portrait of collective bargaining in OECD countries that makes it possible to understand better how national systems differ and the implications of those differences for economic performance.
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This OECD practice-oriented workshop, organised jointly with the German Ministry of Social Affairs and ISSA, explored schemes providing social protection to the self-employed and those hovering between self- and dependent employment across the OECD and beyond.