A modern day Bulgarian proverb says “What money can’t buy, a lot of money can”. Sadly, the truth of this popular wisdom holds well beyond the country it comes from. Sadly too, it seems to work well in schools and universities. Year by year Transparency International (TI), an international anti-corruption NGO, publishes data on the perceptions and experience of people from around the globe...
The seminar was targeted at national, regional and local practitioners who dealt with anticipating and managing demographic changes in Russia and Eastern European countries and wanted to interchange experiences and approaches with other experts from OECD countries.
This seminar was part of a three-year programme of cooperation between the European Commission and the OECD LEED Programme to monitor and report on entrepreneurial activity in Europe and related public policies and actions.
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The objective of Sweden's development cooperation with Serbia is to strengthen democracy and sustainable development in order to improve the conditions for accession to the EU.
This assessment represents the first phase of the project "SME Development in the Republic of Moldova", implemented by the OECD Investment Compact with the financial support of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The second and third phases of the project will focus on assisting policy makers in adapting international best practices of the Republic of Moldova.
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A marco-financial analysis of pension reforms in emerging Europe, 2011
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This evaluation looks at the Open Fun Football Schools, sports-based peacebuilding initiative in post-war Balkans, Caucaus and Levant countries. The study aims to document the extent to which the programme achieved objectives and draw lessons for future programmes.
This report features recent regional trade agreements with substantive environmental content, focusing on agreements between New Zealand and Hong Kong (China); Chinese Taipei and Nicaragua; and European Union trade agreements with Korea, Montenegro and Serbia.
This joint initiative by the European Commission Enlargement Directorate-General and the OECD LEED Programme is focused on providing an assessment of the current local development capacity in view of EU accession in the EU Candidate countries and potential candidates in the Western Balkans.
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In 2008, the High Commissioner for Refugees launched a Special Iniative on Protracted Refugee Situations (PRS) to promote durable solutions and improvements in the life of these refugees.