Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

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Background

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

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

Economy & environment: The Czech Republic needs to boost skills and productivity for sustainable and inclusive growth
The Czech economy is thriving, and efforts should now focus on boosting skills and innovation to improve labour supply and productivity, reduce poverty and inequality, and green the economy in view...
2018-07-16 13:00:00
Economy: As future growth decelerates, scenarios to 2060 underline the clear benefits of structural reforms
Structural reforms could give a sharp boost to living standards, improving GDP per head by as much as 8% under certain conditions, according to The Long View: Scenarios for the World Economy to 206...
2018-07-12 11:20:00
Africa’s development: Improved public action needed to meet challenges of growth, jobs and inequalities
Africa is ranked second behind Asia on the leaderboard of the world's fastest-growing regions, with an average annual GDP growth of 4.7% between 2000 and 2017. However, the continent needs imp...
2018-07-11 09:10:00
Employment: Positive trends overshadowed by unprecedented wage stagnation
Unemployment has reached record lows in some OECD countries, and more people have a job today than before the crisis. But wages continue to stagnate. Unless countries can break this cycle, public f...
2018-07-04 10:17:00
World Cup: How to stop three weeks of fete from turning into 30 years of debt
Hosting major global events, such as the football World Cup now taking place, can bring enormous economic and social benefits, but can also leave costly scars. A new OECD initiative could help poli...
2018-07-04 12:30:00

Outcomes, Lessons Learned and Good Practices

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

International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD)

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

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References

  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