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Governance: Young voices for integrity

  • Governance: Young voices for integrity
    Governance: Young voices for integrity (Bild: OECD)
  • Governance: Young voices for integrity
    Governance: Young voices for integrity (Bild: OECD)
2020-01-10 19:47:00
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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, writes the OECD.

Entries by 20 January 2020. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.Building Resilience in Vulnerable Children Conference: Vulnerable children are diverse, but they all experience high levels of adversity that challenge their capacity to develop and to thrive. Helping vulnerable children to build resilience is the focus of this important one-day conference..

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