The OECD is a laboratory for exploring ways to improve policy making and enforcement to better protect and empower consumers. It does so by caring out research and developing evidence-based guidelines in key areas.
In recent years, the need to address social and environmental challenges has grown in urgency. Climate change, energy supply and security, agriculture and food security, and water are some of the global challenges that have received increasing attention of the highest political level.
This workshop, organised jointly by the World Bank/infoDev and the OECD, aims to share and highlight best practices in coherent approaches to meeting development objectives.
Examples of research collaboration on climate change, food security, energy, and infectious diseases help demonstrate the potential that some key global challenges can be addressed through enhanced international STI co-operation.
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This report provides practical recommendations and tools to help in the investigation of possible cases of research misconduct in international research collaborations.
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This report discusses ways of extending telecommunication infrastructure services to the rural poor in developing countries.
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This report provides practical reference regarding the options available to those (in industry, academia, or government) who wish to strengthen links between academic mathematics and industry.
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This workshop will focus on collaborative mechanisms such as IP clearinghouses, patent pools, model/framework agreements, IP exchanges and auctions, and other forms of innovation partnerships. Several initiatives to be presented at the workshop have garnered international attention.
Agenda for APEC-OECD joint symposium on initiatives among Member economies promoting safer Internet environment for children.
This paper examines the economic impact of proposals to add a non-cost “premium” to international telecommunication charges. This work follows up on earlier OECD work which examined international traffic exchange.