The OECD and the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the co-operation in several policy areas, to support Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and explore the Kingdom’s potential alignment with relevant OECD standards and best practices.
Para lograr un desarrollo más sostenible, los países de América Latina y el Caribe deben aumentar tanto los niveles como la calidad de la inversión, señala el informe Perspectivas Económicas de América Latina 2023: Invirtiendo para un desarrollo sostenible, presentado hoy.
To achieve more sustainable development, countries in Latin America and the Caribbean must increase both the levels and the quality of investment, says the Latin American Economic Outlook 2023: Investing in Sustainable Development, presented today in Santiago de Chile at the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Headquarters.
Although many countries around the world have stepped up their efforts to tackle hidden and deep-rooted barriers to women’s empowerment over the last few years, major environmental, economic, and social challenges threaten to reverse the trend.
Africa needs an extra USD 1.6 trillion by 2030 - USD 194 billion annually - to achieve its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To attract more and better investment and fill that gap, African governments and their partners should improve information to investors, increase the capacity of African development finance institutions, and boost regional projects.
Estonia has become the 32nd member of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), the leading international forum for bilateral providers of development co-operation.
The OECD and the Government of Ukraine today launched a four-year Country Programme that will support Ukraine’s agenda for reform, recovery and reconstruction and will help Ukraine advance its ambitions to join the OECD and the European Union.
Foreign aid from official donors in 2022 rose to an all-time high of USD 204 billion, up from USD 186 billion in 2021, as developed countries increased their spending on processing and hosting refugees and on aid to Ukraine, according to preliminary data collected by the OECD.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, travel and tourism generated approximately 12% of GDP in Southeast Asian economies and provided around 11% of employment in Emerging Asia as a whole. The return of tourists will therefore be key to further bolster economies amidst uncertainties and weak external demand.
Carsten Staur, currently Denmark’s Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the OECD and UNESCO, was today appointed as the new Chair of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC), the leading international forum for bilateral providers of development aid.