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  • Governance: Young voices for integrity

    10 January 2020

    Trust is key for governments and businesses to work together, but how can it be strengthened? What do young people think? In the run-up to the OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum in March, you can help shape the debate by sending us your short video question for our high-level panellists to answer. Entries by 20 January 2020.

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  • Economy: Estonia should use robust growth to improve income equality and well-being

    OECD 2019 Economic Survey Estonia
    17 December 2019

    Estonia’s economy is performing well, but with growth softening and spending pressures mounting, efforts should now focus on improving income equality and well-being, greening growth and accelerating the country’s digital transformation, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Estonia.

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  • Economy: India should step up reform efforts to increase quality jobs and incomes

    5 December 2019

    India is set for a modest recovery, as reforms to simplify taxation, lighten business regulations and upgrade infrastructure bear fruit, the OECD Economic Survey of India says. With investment weak, the report urges further reforms to modernise the economy and generate high-quality jobs, as well as measures to improve public services and welfare.

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  • Education: Young people struggling in digital world

    3 December 2019

    One in four students in OECD countries are unable to complete even the most basic reading tasks and are likely to struggle to find their way through life in an increasingly volatile, digital world. This is one of the findings of the OECD’s latest PISA global education test, which evaluates the quality, equity and efficiency of school systems.

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  • Climate & development: Donor countries must do more to align development finance with climate goals

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    26 November 2019

    Donor countries must do more to bring development finance into line with climate goals, raising the share used for climate action and reducing to zero the amount that supports new fossil fuel activities, according to a new OECD report. The report finds that only 20% of development finance includes a focus on climate change.

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  • Making migration and integration policies future ready

    People are on the move, and policies on migration and integration must be adapted in light of 21st century challenges. Global and local actions are needed, but which ones? And how can co-operation across the whole of society help?

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  • Inequality puts our world at risk

    In many OECD countries, inequalities are at their highest levels in 30 years and are widening. What are the effects, and the policy responses? See our story on inclusive growth.

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  • These 25 climate actions can change our lives for the better

    Climate change affects lives and livelihoods everywhere. We can and must act now to tackle climate change and make a better world for our children. We have the knowledge, the tools and the financial resources. Now our countries must deliver on commitments. Here are 25 climate actions to get us on track by 2025.

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  • Tax essentials from OECD iLibrary

    If it’s your business to follow the global policy debate on taxation in today’s fast-moving digital age, then you will need some OECD tax essentials. Order your Model Tax Convention, Transfer Pricing Guidelines, and Tax Administration 2019 now.

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