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The Green Eureka Moment: Investing and Inventing to Stop Climate Change

14. Oktober 2019 - 11:34
By Raluca Anisie, Carbon Impact Analyst and Paul Hailey, Head of Impact, responsAbility Investments AG In the 3rd century B.C., Archimedes declared: “Give me a place to stand and with a lever I will move the world.” This phrase speaks to the potential of the right tools at the right time, but as anyone who … Continue reading The Green Eureka Moment: Investing and Inventing to Stop Climate Change
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Africa is the continent of the future. Are democracy and governance up to the challenge?

23. September 2019 - 18:07
By Nathalie Delapalme, Executive Director, Mo Ibrahim Foundation Africa is the world’s youngest continent with around 60% of the population currently under age 25. Between now and 2100, basically two generations only, Africa’s youth population is expected to increase by more than 180%, while Europe’s and Asia’s will shrink by more than 21% and by almost … Continue reading Africa is the continent of the future. Are democracy and governance up to the challenge?
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The food economy can create more jobs for West African youth

23. August 2019 - 12:08
By Léopold Ghins and Koffi Zougbédé, OECD Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat  Français suit Youth employment and job creation loom high on development agendas in West Africa. The issue is also a priority at the continental and international levels: decent work and youth empowerment are priority areas within the African Union’s Agenda 2063, and … Continue reading The food economy can create more jobs for West African youth
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The Case for Gender-Smart Work Policies: Key to Equality, Good for Business

23. Juli 2019 - 17:13
By Sandie Okoro, Senior Vice President and World Bank Group General Counsel This blog is part of a special series exploring subjects at the core of the Human-Centred Business Model (HCBM). The HCBM seeks to develop an innovative – human-centred – business model based on a common, holistic and integrated set of economic, social, environmental and ethical rights-based principles. Read more about … Continue reading The Case for Gender-Smart Work Policies: Key to Equality, Good for Business
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Social protection and risk: the ultimate root cause of migration?

3. Juli 2019 - 10:11
By Jason Gagnon, Development economist / PGD coordinator, OECD Development Centre and Jessica Hagen-Zanker, Senior Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute   According to recent estimates, 258 million people in the world were living outside of their country of birth in 2017, up from a total of 161 million in 1990. That represents an increase of 60%. Under … Continue reading Social protection and risk: the ultimate root cause of migration?
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Taking gender in trade more seriously

2. Juli 2019 - 11:20
By Ann Linde, Minister for Foreign Trade, Sweden This blog is part of a special series marking the 3 July 2019 launch in Geneva of the joint OECD/WTO publication Aid for Trade at a Glance The 2030 Agenda strengthens the prominence of international trade as both a goal of and a means to sustainable development. It also … Continue reading Taking gender in trade more seriously
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Aid for Trade can advance women’s entrepreneurship, empowerment, equality

28. Juni 2019 - 9:21
By Sigrid Kaag, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Co-operation, The Netherlands  This blog is part of a special series marking the 3 July 2019 launch in Geneva of the joint OECD/WTO publication Aid for Trade at a Glance Improving women’s economic opportunities and removing barriers to their participation in regional and international trade are essential for … Continue reading Aid for Trade can advance women’s entrepreneurship, empowerment, equality
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Three trade challenges for LDCs to converge and eradicate poverty

27. Juni 2019 - 10:10
By Anabel González, Nonresident Senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics; Former Costa Rica Minister of Trade, World Bank Senior Director for Trade & Competitiveness, and World Trade Organization Director for Agriculture This blog is part of a special series marking the 3 July 2019 launch in Geneva of the joint OECD/WTO publication Aid … Continue reading Three trade challenges for LDCs to converge and eradicate poverty
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