This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in France.
According to a new report by the OECD Working Group on Bribery, France has undertaken major legislative and institutional reforms since Phase 3 in 2012 and made significant progress in enforcing the foreign bribery offence. However, these recent advances are being jeopardised by structural resource issues affecting the entire criminal justice system.
Swift and effective government support has helped France to rebound rapidly from its COVID19-induced recession. Using the country’s announced Recovery and Investment Plans to invest in education, worker training, and the green and digital transitions should result in stronger and more resilient growth, according to a new OECD report.
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La vaccination contre le COVID-19 s'est fortement accélérée après les hésitations initiales, mais la pandémie a grandement perturbé les autres soins et la santé mentale s'est dégradée. Le Panorama de la santé présente les dernières données comparables sur la santé de la population et les performances des systèmes de santé. Cette édition propose par ailleurs un chapitre spécial consacré à l’impact du COVID-19 sur la santé.
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COVID-19 vaccination accelerated sharply after initial hesitancy, but the pandemic significantly disrupted other care and mental health worsened. Health at a Glance 2021 provides the latest comparable data and trends on the performance of health systems in OECD countries and key emerging economies. Alongside indicator-by-indicator analysis, this edition offers a special chapter on the health impact of COVID-19.
In some countries, employers used job retention programmes to cut hours while allowing workers to keep their pay and jobs; there, it is likely that the full impact of the pandemic is yet to be felt. In other countries, there have been unprecedented increases in unemployment, but many workers will return to their jobs (or to new ones) as economies re-open and activity picks up.
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The Skills Outlook Country Profile details key indicators to assess the extent to which France is able to provide strong foundations for lifelong learning; promote effective transitions into further education, training and the labour market and engage adults in learning. It also evaluates the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on adult learning and the labour market.
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France has one of the highest levels of alcohol consumption – 12.3 litres of pure alcohol per capita per year, roughly equivalent to 2.5 bottles of wine or 4.7 litres of beer per week per person aged 15 and over. In addition, in France, some population groups are at higher risk than others.
Biographical note of France's Permanent Representative to the OECD (forthcoming)