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Demand from new wireless subscribers is driving growth in high-speed Internet in OECD countries but the latest data show a slowdown in fixed broadband subscriptions in the first half of 2011.
This workshop brings together subject experts and members of the RIHR Working Party to launch the work, share ideas and learn about various types of initiatives in OECD countries.
This workshop brought together experts and delegates to discuss the results of a RIHR policy questionnaire on current training arrangements for transferable skills and to “brainstorm” future policy directions.
These terms of reference articulate a shared view among OECD members about key aspects of the current context for privacy protection and provide orientation for further work on the review of the OECD Privacy Guidelines in light of changing technologies, markets and user behaviour and the growing importance of digital identities.
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This report looks at whether gateway ports, hubs, and their inland transport connections are up to the demanding tasks ahead and proposes a set of policy options to enhance their contribution to economic and social development at home and abroad. Herein the main findings of the report.
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This project’s aim was to identify and examine trends in household and family structures over the next two decades and explore the implications of those trends for key policy areas. This overview contains a synthesis of some of the key findings. The full report will be published shortly.
The purpose of the Workshop was to bring together policy makers, raw material producers and steel industry representatives to exchange information on raw material market developments and problems pertaining to the availability of raw materials.
This page presents the OECD's contributions in several critical public policy areas related to Internet governance.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) has the second-largest direct contribution to the greenhouse effect of all gases. Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, the burning of fossil fuels has contributed to the increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
This report describes the scientific, industrial, regulatory, and health care management system context in which biomarkers are being developed. It identifies some of the barriers which may impede biomarker research, discovery, development, commercialisation and, ultimately, uptake in clinics.