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  • 28-March-2013


    Global economy is improving but Europe lags behind, says OECD

    Global economic activity is picking up, but the continuing crisis in the euro area is delaying a meaningful recovery, the OECD said in its latest Interim Economic Assessment.

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    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.

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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

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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.

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

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  • 26-May-2011


    OECD Ministerial Council Meeting 2011, Chair’s Summary

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  • 27-April-2011


    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


    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


    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.

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