The key challenge is to reform the labour market to promote job growth. The strong protection accorded by open-ended contracts hinders labour mobility, despite the progress brought by reforms regarding mass layoffs and the introduction of a mutually agreed termination procedure.
The OECD will open its doors once again to the general public for the 32nd edition of the Journées européennes du patrimoine, on 19-20 September from 10:00 to 17:00. During guided tours offered in several languages, visitors will learn about OECD and discover the heritage of this historical site deeply rooted in French history and the Kings of France.
This document sets out when France joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.
This note on France focuses on three major topics covered in the 2014 edition of Education at a Glance, all of which particularly concern France: Educational attainment, skills and employability; Teachers; Funding the education system.