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: Costa Rica should put public finances on a sounder footing and make growth more inclusive
Costa Rica has made impressive progress in recent years, with robust economic growth and near-universal access to education, healthcare and pensions. Ensuring that growth is both sustainable and mo...
2018-04-17 16:11:00
Development: More foreign aid sent to poorest countries as total development aid remains stable
Foreign aid from official donors totalled USD 146.6 billion in 2017, a small decrease of 0.6% from 2016. Although less money was spent on refugees inside donor countries, the funds to countries mos...
2018-04-09 14:06:00
Digitalisation: The brave new world of artificial intelligence
With driverless cars, machine translation and robots reading radiology scans, artifical intelligence (AI) is already transforming our lives. The critical question now for future generations is: wha...
2018-03-19 12:19:00
Gender: Can women win on the obstacle course of business finance?
Small and medium-sized businesses, those with fewer than 250 employees, account for 70% of jobs in OECD countries. Women should start more of these businesses and they should be able to grow their...
2018-04-09 11:09:00
Digitalisation: Are you open?
What exactly is open government data? Governments produce and commission huge quantities of data and information that cover the likes of maps, public transit schedules, meteorological information a...
2018-03-14 15:20:00

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