The Secretary-General attended the Ambrosetti Forum in Cernobbio, Italy, on 31 August - 2 September 2017 where he delivered remarks on the global economic outlook.
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Employment in Italy, as a share of the population aged 15-74, has almost come back to its pre-crisis level but at 49.9 percent it is the third lowest among OECD countries. On the opposite, after a significant decrease over 2014, the unemployment rate broadly stabilised over the past two years and decreased again in April.
The OECD LEED Trento Centre is working with Italy and the Autonomous Province of Trento to strengthen capacities to develop and implement integrated strategies targeted at improving the quality of life and well-being of people and reversing demographic trends in ‘inner areas’ (sparsely populated areas and stranded communities isolated from large and medium-sized urban centres).
The OECD Working Group on Bribery commends Italy for the adoption of a Bill on 15 March, by the Italian Senate, which, if adopted by the Chamber of Deputies, would significantly extend the statute of limitations to allow more time to prosecute and sanction foreign bribery cases.
Italy is recovering after a deep and long recession. Structural reforms, accommodative monetary and fiscal conditions, and low commodity prices have spearheaded the ongoing economic recovery.
Italy is slowly emerging from a deep and lengthy recession, helped by a range of structural reforms – such as the Jobs Act – and accommodative monetary and fiscal policies, according to a new OECD report.
The Secretary-General presented the 2017 OECD Economic Survey of Italy and held bilateral meetings with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and several Cabinet ministers.
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