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: Malaysia has achieved high levels of growth, but must do more to address governance and social challenges
Malaysia’s economic performance has been very successful, but public policy can do more to address social and governance challenges while making growth stronger, greener and more inclusive, accor...
2019-07-24 08:30:00
Economy: Uncertain global economy should prompt governments to embark on reforms
Slow growth, high uncertainty and rising levels of inequality should prompt policy makers to take urgent action to achieve stronger, sustainable and more inclusive growth, according to OECD's G...
2019-07-12 09:10:00
Economy: Luxembourg has achieved high levels of growth and well-being but must do more to preserve and share prosperity
Luxembourg’s economy has grown at a robust pace and has enviable levels of well-being, but public policy can do more to make growth sustainable and inclusive, according to the latest OECD Economi...
2019-07-10 13:10:00
Agriculture: Output growth to keep food prices low over the coming decade, but uncertainties ahead
Global demand for agricultural products is projected to grow by 15% over the coming decade, while agricultural productivity growth is expected to increase slightly faster, causing inflation-adjuste...
2019-07-08 11:30:00
Climate: Reclaiming our common future
As the world gets ready to begin implementing the Paris Climate Agreement, countries are looking to ramp up action and develop their low-carbon strategies. With carbon dioxide emissions rising and...
2019-07-03 14:00:00

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