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Governance

OECD’s work on governance provides data, analysis and good practices to improve public policy making. 
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Rebuilding Ukraine by Reinforcing Regional and Municipal Governance

Prior to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, Ukraine had made significant progress in implementing ambitious regional development and decentralisation reforms. These reforms resulted in the creation of 1 469 amalgamated municipalities,...
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Safeguarding State-Owned Enterprises from Undue Influence

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) remain vulnerable to being used as conduits for political finance, patronage, and personal or related-party enrichment. Lingering weaknesses in corporate governance and ownership arrangements can expose SOEs to such...
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Professionalising the public procurement workforce

This policy paper describes the current state of play of the measures taken by countries to promote the professionalisation of the public procurement workforce. The paper focuses on the main elements of professionalising the public procurement...
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Organisation of public employment services at the local level in Sweden

Sweden is undergoing a major reform of its public employment service (PES) Arbetsförmedlingen, shifting its main role from providing in-house services towards monitoring of providers and working with different stakeholders in guiding and implementing...
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Strengthening democracy: Gearing up governments to tackle mis- and disinformation

Misinformation and disinformation have become some of the biggest threats to democracy in the 21st century. It's everywhere from stories of election fraud to vaccines. How can we combat misinformation and disinformation while still protecting freedom...
Statistics
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OECD Regions and Cities at a Glance 2020

Regions and Cities at a Glance 2020 provides a comprehensive assessment of how regions and cities across the OECD are progressing towards stronger, more sustainable and more resilient economies and societies. In the light of the health crisis caused...
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OECD Policy Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What are the impacts and consequences of the coronavirus pandemic on our lives and our societies - our healthcare systems, our jobs and education, our businesses, financial markets and economies.

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