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: Argentina reforms can lead to sustainable, inclusive growth
Argentina’s bold turnaround in policies in recent years has helped to stabilise the economy. Further action can reinvigorate growth, raise productivity and ensure that all Argentinians benefit.
2017-07-27 17:38:00
Economy: South Africa needs further reforms for growth and job creation
The South African economy has registered tremendous progress over the past two decades. Further reforms are now needed to revive economic growth and ensure that all South Africans can benefit from...
2017-07-24 09:43:00
Economy: Luxembourg’s performance strong, but challenges remain
Luxembourg’s economic performance has been very strong, and it has the highest per capita income in the OECD area. But the country has challenges to address, notably to promote inclusiveness, whi...
2017-07-21 14:01:00
Government: Decline in public investment should be addressed as costs stabilise
Governments have responded in different ways to addressing new challenges since the global crisis began, and should now seek to correct the steady decline in public investment since 2009, a new OEC...
2017-07-13 09:32:00
G20: Secretary-General Gurría reaffirms need for global co-operation amid progress at summit
International co-operation is now more critical than ever, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said following a G20 Leaders’ Summit, which was marked by controversy but also advances on a range...
2017-07-10 10:46:00

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