27-June-2012

English

Economy: The United States needs to foster education and innovation to keep its cutting edge

The United States should do more to foster innovation and provide more equitable access to high-quality education in order to maintain its status as the world's most vibrant and productive economy, according to OECD's latest Economic Survey of the United States.

9-March-2012

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Governance: The Chicago Tri-State metro area is a powerful region – policy makers must work together to maintain a global pole position and fully realise the region’s potential

Chicago is at a tipping point: despite economic strengths, it faces considerable challenges to compete in the “Premier League” of world-class cities, warns the OECD’s review of the Chicago Tri-State Metropolitan Region.

21-February-2012

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Obesity: Mardi Gras - how fat are people this Tuesday?

More people in developed countries are overweight or obese than ever before, dooming them to years of ill-health and early death. New OECD data show however that in some countries obesity rates are slowing, and that’s good news for people’s health and government budgets.

14-September-2011

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Education: crisis reinforces importance of a good education, says OECD

People with university degrees have suffered far fewer job losses during the global economic crisis than those who left school without qualifications, according to the latest edition of the OECD’s annual Education at a Glance.

26-May-2011

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OECD Ministerial Council Meeting 2011, Chair’s Summary

The Chair's Summary presents a new Vision Statement which celebrates the OECD's 50th anniversary and looks ahead to its role contributing to better policies for better lives, a new paradigm for development and moving toward a global policy network.

27-April-2011

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Society : Safeguard social support for poorest families, says OECD’s Gurría

Poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries...

17-March-2011

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Education: Sixteen countries and regions convened for first-ever international summit on the teaching profession to promote building, developing and sustaining world class teaching force

Education ministers, teachers and union leaders from rapidly improving and high-performing nations and regions shared common challenges and best practices in building a world-class teaching force.

4-February-2011

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OECD’s Angel Gurría marks the 100th birthday of U.S. President Ronald Reagan

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría today paid tribute to President Ronald Reagan for his support and leadership of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a product of United States vision and ingenuity after the Second World War.

20-October-2010

English

United States: OECD recognises anti-bribery enforcement and recommends enhancements

Transnational bribery enforcement under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has increased significantly since the last OECD evaluation of the implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention by the United States, according to a new OECD report.

25-January-2010

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Obama plan for banks can help to avoid a new financial crisis

U.S. President Barack Obama’s plan to separate core commercial banking from some higher-risk activities in financial conglomerates and to place a moratorium on further consolidation could help to avoid a new financial crisis by resolving some major risks inherent to the current financial system.

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