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“Knowledge is the main driver of today’s global economy,” said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría at the launch of the OECD Innovation Strategy in Paris. “Countries need to harness innovation and entrepreneurship to boost growth and employment. This is the key to a sustainable rise in living standards.”
Well-timed and targeted innovation boosts productivity, increases economic growth and helps solve societal problems. But how can governments encourage more people to innovate more of the time? And how can government itself be more innovative?
This compendium is a major step towards evidence-based innovation policy making. It complements traditional “positioning”-type indicators with ones that show how innovation is, or could be, linked to policy.
This July 2009 symposium brought together the different communities – scientific, engineering, policy, public and legal – involved in synthetic biology and explored the opportunities and challenges posed by this emerging field.
Italy should enforce tougher restrictions on building in areas that risk earthquakes or forest fires and impose tougher sanctions on violations in the face of a growing threat of natural disasters due to climate change, according to a new OECD report.
Presentazione in Roma della “Rassegna sul Sistema Nazionale di Protezione Civile in Italia”.
Italy should enforce tougher restrictions on building in areas that risk earthquakes or forest fires and impose tougher sanctions on violations in the face of a growing threat of natural disasters due to climate change, according to the OECD Secretary-General presenting a new OECD report in Rome.
The OECD is proposing to organise several events to take place at the fifth annual IGF Meeting in Vilnius (Lithuania) to take place 14-17 September 2010
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OECD Expert's Workshop Agenda.
The Role of Internet Intermediaries in Advancing Public Policy Objectives
OECD Conference Centre, 2 rue André Pascal, 75016 Paris
Held on 15-16 April 2010, this workshop aimed to examine the effectiveness of environmental claims and provided a forum for experts to exchange views and experiences.