Biographical note of France's Permanent Representative to the OECD (forthcoming)
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The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a deep economic crisis not seen since the Great Depression. With respect to the fourth quarter of 2019, OECD-wide GDP is projected to have fallen by almost 15% by the second quarter of 2020. The OECD-wide unemployment rate rose from 5.2% in February to 8.4% in May.
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This note provides a comprehensive overview of the extent to which laws in France and OECD countries ensure equal treatment of LGBTI people, and of the complementary policies that could help foster LGBTI inclusion.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2020
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France - Profils de santé par pays 2019 : Présentation de lancement. Les Profils de santé par pays, concis et pertinents pour l’action publique, reposent sur une méthodologie transparente et cohérente qui utilise des données tant quantitatives que qualitatives, tout en s’adaptant avec souplesse au contexte de chaque État membre de l’Union Européenne et de l’Espace Économique Européen.
The roundtable will launch the OECD's Government at a Glance 2021, a flagship OECD report which provides a comprehensive set of rigorous, internationally comparable data on government resources, activities and results in OECD countries and beyond.
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Around one in five adults in France are obese. While this is below the OECD average, obesity still has a significant impact. The French live on average 2.3 years less due to overweight. Overweight accounts for 4.9% of health expenditure; and lowers labour market outputs by the equivalent of 671 thousand full time workers per year. Combined, this means that overweight reduces France’s GDP by 2.7%.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Biarritz on 25-26 August 2019 to attend the G7 Leaders’ Summit.
A group of major international companies has pledged to tackle inequality and promote diversity in their workplaces and supply chains as part of an initiative sponsored by the French Presidency of the G7 and overseen by the OECD.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will participate in the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ meeting in Chantilly, on 17-18 July 2019.