Organised in Mactan, Cebu, Philippines, this event addressed upcoming challenges and issues related to financial education, literacy and inclusion, with a particular focus on the Asian region.
Skills and educational development for inclusive and sustainable growth are becoming significant drivers in OECD countries.
The objective of senior budget official country reviews is to provide a comprehensive overview of the budget process in the country under examination, to evaluate national experiences in the light of international best practice and to provide specific policy recommendations.
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The evaluation found that the Australian aid program to the Philippines had achieved a range of results. AusAID’s contribution was particularly notable in basic education while achievements under the economic growth pillar were found to be modest.
Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2011 offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across Asia/Pacific countries and economies.
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The Paris Declaration has contributed positively to aid effectiveness, overall, in the Philippines.
The results of medium-term projections in the Southeast Asian Economic Outlook are produced based on the OECD Development Centre Medium-term Projection Framework of the SAEO 2010 (MPF: SAEO 2010).
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This report identifies and discusses employment and skills strategies in Southeast Asia. The aim of the exercise is to identify a number of characteristics and trends of employment and skills development in the region which can be explored and addressed further by the ESSSA initiative.
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Sida’s current regional strategy for cooperation with South East Asia expires at the end of 2009. Sida required an evaluation of the current strategy as an input to the development of a new strategy for the period 2010–2014.
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The Millennium Declaration set 2015 as the target date for halving the number of people living in extreme poverty. This paper examines the role of the agricultural sector and looks at 25 developing countries who have posted extraordinary success in reducing extreme poverty.