Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

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Background[edit]

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) is an international organization that brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world. The 30 member countries include: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States

Mission[edit]

OECD brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to:

  • Support sustainable economic growth
  • Boost employment
  • Raise living standards
  • Maintain financial stability
  • Assist other countries' economic development
  • Contribute to growth in world trade

The Organisation provides a setting where governments compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practice and coordinate domestic and international policies. [3]

Headlines[edit]

Economy and business: Further reforms in Indonesia will promote a more inclusive and resilient economy
A steady economic expansion in Indonesia is boosting living standards, curbing poverty and offering millions of people greater access to public services. Reforms that lift growth, improve the busin...
2018-10-10 09:10:00
Tax: Progress made on strengthening ability of developing countries to tax multinational enterprises effectively
Increased tax revenues directly attributable to Tax Inspectors Without Borders programmes, an international co-operation initiative deploying qualified experts in developing countries to strengthen...
2018-10-04 09:31:00
Climate change: Governments need to honour their pledges as climate risks grow
Three years after the Paris Climate Agreement, and with greenhouse gas emissions on the rise, governments must get serious about shifting to low-carbon economies and stop investing in carbon-intens...
2018-09-25 15:08:00
Economy: Global growth is moderating as uncertainties intensify
The global economic expansion appears to have peaked, with diverging growth prospects worldwide and intensifying risks, the latest OECD Interim Economic Outlook says. Escalating trade tensions, tig...
2018-09-20 10:49:00
Employment: Automation to hit some regions harder than others
The risk of job automation is much higher in some regions than others within countries, meaning governments will need to address any widening of job inequality in the coming years, the Job Creation...
2018-09-19 10:14:00

Outcomes, Lessons Learned and Good Practices[edit]

Presentation Title Date
Climate Change Expert Group.pdf Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS): Technical, Institutional and Policy Lessons 2011-02-02

Resources[edit]

International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD)[edit]

In 1988, the OECD Road Transport Research Programme established the International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD) as a mechanism for providing an aggregated database, in which international accident and victim as well as exposure data are collected on a continuous basis. http://www.oecd.org/document/53/0,2340,en_2649_34351_2002165_1_1_1_1,00.html

OECD Tools[edit]


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OECD Programs[edit]


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References[edit]

  1. http://www.oecd.org/pages/0,3417,en_36734052_37422912_1_1_1_1_1,00.html
  2. http://www.oecd.org/pages/0,3417,en_36734052_36761863_1_1_1_1_1,00.html
  3. About OECD http://www.oecd.org/pages/0,3417,en_36734052_36734103_1_1_1_1_1,00.html