The purpose of this consultation is to develop a shared understanding of a set of data that countries should monitor in order to inform policies for children’s well-being.
A High-Level Forum on Sickness, Disability and Work: Addressing Policy Challenges in OECD Countries will be held in Stockholm, Sweden on 14-15 May 2009.
The creation of more and better jobs remains a key challenge all over the world, not least due to the increasing demand for jobs in many developing countries. This joint ELS/DEV seminar presents recent experiences from China, India and Brazil.
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Handouts for journalists at the press briefings at the occasion of the launch of OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, in Paris on 3 March 2009.
The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, in conjunction with the University of Maryland, convened this international conference on European perspectives on poverty and inequality currently scheduled to be held in Paris on March 16-17.
Shoe shine workers in Cairo, street vendors in Calcutta, badly-paid public officials driving their taxis at night in Moscow–this is informal employment. A new Development Centre study, "Is Informal Normal?", examines policy options to respond to the challenge of creating more and better job
The Poverty Reduction and Social Development team of the OECD Development Centre is organising several exciting events in 2009, including the launch of the GID Database 2009 and the flagship report on "Informal is Normal - Towards More and Better Jobs in Developing Countries".
As part of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), gender equality is a key policy objective in developing countries. This seminar focused on the role of statistics and indicators in measuring, managing and evaluating progress in gender equality.
On 27 June 2008, the OECD Development Centre organised a session at the 12th General Conference of EADI on "Migration and Development: Policy Coherence and Effective Partnerships".
This workshop is intended to generate critical feedback on ongoing work for the Development Centre’s agenda on migration, gather new insights from both academia and field practitioners and provide a platform for dialogue on key issues surrounding policy coher