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This report argues that the policy response to Mexican organised crime will need to be more agile than the measures contained in Australia’s current National Organised Crime Response Plan.
A TAX on sugary drinks should be on the table as part of a comprehensive strategy to tackle Australia’s rising obesity rates, say leading public health experts.
The call comes after the federal government ruled out following the UK’s lead in applying a levy...
It has been five years since the report, Women and Mobile: A Global Opportunity , highlighted the disparity in mobile phone ownership between men and women in low- and middle-income countries and drew increased attention to the issue of women’s access to mobile phones. Since...
On October 4, 2015, 12 Pacific Rim countries concluded negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. If ratified by all, the agreement could raise GDP in member countries by an average of 1.1 percent by 2030. It could also increase member countries’ trade by 11 percent by...
This report sheds light on the expertise required to support a robust and sustainable digital scholarship (DS) program.
It focuses first on defining and describing the key domain knowledge, skills, competencies, and mindsets at some of the world’s most prominent digital scholarship programs. It...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a free trade agreement (FTA) that will liberalise trade and investment between 12 Pacific-rim countries: New Zealand, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Viet Nam.
As the Depositary of the TPP...
This report presents findings of a study of the policy context around higher education institution (HEI) mobility in eight APEC economies – China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, Singapore and Viet Nam. The report provides insights into different policy contexts gathered from desktop research...
This book is about 24 developing countries that have embarked on the journey towards universal health coverage (UHC) following a bottom-up approach, with a special focus on the poor and vulnerable, through a systematic data collection that provides practical insights to policymakers and practitioners....
This paper offers examples of soft censorship in 30 countries and summarises in-depth soft censorship reports on four countries - Hungary, Malaysia, Mexico, and Serbia.
Soft Censorship is growing alarmingly as a global phenomenon. Official “soft censorship” (or “indirect government...
The work that the OECD Rural Working Party has carried out in the last years has converged towards the acceptance that traditional top-down approaches and sectoral subsidies to rural areas have not given the expected results and that there is a need for place-based policies...