The Czech Republic has made impressive progress in terms of living standards since it joined the OECD 20 years ago, but significant room for improvement exists in several areas. As the external environment is not especially supportive at present, the Czech Republic needs to mobilise domestic drivers of growth to further close the income gap with advanced economies, said OECD Secretary-General.
The Czech economy is finally coming out of a prolonged recession but must take further steps to speed up income convergence towards the euro area countries, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Survey of the Czech Republic.
Mr. Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, was in Prague on 18 March on an official visit, to present the 2014 OECD Economic Survey of the Czech Republic. He held a bilateral meeting with Mr. Milos Zeman, President of the Czech Republic, as well as with the Prime Minister, Mr. Bohuslav Sobotka, and several ministers of his Cabinet, and with Mr. Miroslav Singer, Governor of the Czech National Bank.
Over recent years, the Czech Republic has transformed its development co-operation system to make it more focused, more coherent and more effective.
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The Education policy Outlook is a new publication that uses existing knowledge to review education policies and reforms across OECD countries. It will build on substantial comparative and sectorial policy knowledge and on the experience of policy outlooks already developed across the OECD.
The Czech government must urgently engage with the private sector to raise awareness, says a new OECD report. The awareness of the Czech foreign bribery offence remains regrettably low among companies, despite the recent adoption of a comprehensive corporate liability regime that holds Czech companies liable for this crime.
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Education at a Glance 2012: Key facts - Czech Republic
The aim of this workshop was to present recent developments in implementing Regulatory Impact Assessment in the Czech Republic as well as to enable an exposure to different approaches in some leading OECD countries.
The concept of sustainable economy is becoming increasingly important for the Czech Republic.