OECD Observer

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The OECD Observer, OECD's quarterly magazine presents concise, up-to-date and authoritative analysis of crucial world economic and social issues. Through the pages of the Observer OECD’s experts offer insights on the questions facing the Organisation’s member governments and provide an excellent opportunity for readers to stay ahead of policy debates.

Each edition of the Observer reports on a core theme of the OECD’s on-going work, and every article are bolstered by key tables and graphs. Each issue contains a regular databank of economic and social data and a subscription to the print edition of the OECD’s Observer also includes the annual OECD Yearbook as well as online access to all OECD Observer issues from its inception in 1962 onwards.

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This 89th issue of the OECD Observer features articles on the balance of risks in the current economic situation, restricting oil imports, the Twelve Principles set out by the IEA Governing Board, energy R&D agreements, various development issues, preventing tax evastion, protection from double taxation, and the latest financial market trends.

Table of Contents

Energy Ministers agree ona programme to restrict oil imports 5
-IEA Governing Board Meeting at Ministerial Level Communique  9
-The Twelve Principles 10
-Nine new energy R&D Agreements
OECD Development Assistance Committee Sixteenth High-Level Meeting Communique 15
-The Development Challenge of Today: Meeting the basic needs of the poorest peoples by Maurice J. Williams, Chairman of OECD's Development Assistance Committee 17
-Aid for health 22
-Sahel: The year 2000: An Overall Development Strategy 27
Fiscal affairs
Intensified international efforts to prevent tax evasion 32
-How can taxpayers be protected from international double taxation? A New OECD Model Convention by Jean-Louis Liénard, Fiscal Affairs Division, Financial Affairs Department 34
Financial Affairs
Financial market trends 37
New OECD publications 38

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