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Country notes highlight some key findings from TALIS 2013 for individual countries and economies
The OECD Working Group on Bribery supports Spain’s efforts to further reform its Penal Code to bring its anti-bribery law into line with its international obligations under the OECD Convention on Combatting Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.
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Adults obesity rates are high in Spain compared to the OECD. One in 6 adults is obese in Spain, and more than 1 in 2 is overweight (including obese).
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Analysis for Spain from OECD trade facilitation indicators that identify areas where countries can improve border procedures, reduce trade costs, boost trade flows and reap greater benefits from international trade.
This Report gives a positive assessment of Spain’s public administration reform agenda and says few countries have put forward such ambitious and comprehensive plans for public reform. The review warns that the reforms must be an ongoing project and suggests giving citizens a bigger voice in the process as a way to enhance trust. It also notes that support from sub-national governments will be crucial.
Spain’s planned public sector reforms should help make the country’s institutions stronger and more effective, and proposals to increase transparency and root out corruption will do much to restore public trust, according to a new OECD report.
“Pocos países han colocado tan alto en sus prioridades el reforzamiento de las instituciones públicas”, ha afirmado el Secretario General de la OCDE, Ángel Gurría, durante la presentación del informe en Madrid. “La reforma CORA es para España un medio de restaurar la confianza pública en las instituciones y garantizar una salida de la crisis con unas administraciones públicas más eficaces, transparentes y eficientes".
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Note summarising Spain's results in the PISA 2012 problem solving assessment.