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]

Governance: A guide to improving due diligence in garments and footwear supply chains
Supply chain management is one of the toughest challenges companies face, particularly those in the garment sector. While government policy and international co-operation can help push for improvem...
2019-01-18 13:15:00
Tax: Corporate tax remains a key revenue source, despite falling rates worldwide
In 2016, corporate tax revenues accounted for 13.3% of total tax revenues on average across the 88 jurisdictions for which data is available, a new OECD report and database, Corporate Tax Statistic...
2019-01-15 11:18:00
Migration: International co-operation vital to improve integration of refugees
Countries should increase their co-operation to deal more effectively with inflows of humanitarian migrants, a new OECD report says. The rise in the refugee population in OECD countries has had a h...
2019-01-11 10:58:00
Gender: Where are all the women in tech?
Can the fourth industrial revolution catalyse increased equality between the sexes, or should we be fearing instead that it will even further marginalise women in the workplace?
2019-01-18 13:36:00
Employment: Changing world of work needs new jobs strategy
Governments need to do more to help workers and firms adapt to the fast-changing world of work and drive inclusive growth, according to the new OECD Jobs Strategy. New evidence reveals relatively g...
2018-12-04 09:00:00

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