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Trade in Counterfeit Pharmaceutical Products | en | OECD

Website of the Directorate for Public Governance at the OECD, a source of policy solutions, data, expertise and good practice., This report, one in a series of studies by the OECD and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), enhances understanding of the issues and challenges facing governments, businesses and society posed by the trade in fake pharmaceutical products. Illicit markets for fake pharmaceuticals are attractive for counterfeiters, given the high profit margins, low risks of detection and prosecution, weak penalties, and the ease with which consumers can be deceived into believing that the counterfeit products are genuine. Counterfeit medicines not only cause econ..

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Trends in Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods | en | OECD

Website of the Directorate for Public Governance at the OECD, a source of policy solutions, data, expertise and good practice., This study examines the value, scope and trends of trade in counterfeit and pirated goods. First, it presents the overall scale of this trade and discusses which parts of the economy are particularly at risk. Next, it looks at the main economies of origin of fakes in global trade. Finally, it analyses recent trends in terms of changing modes of shipment and the evolution of trade flows.

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OECD Recommendation on Public Service Leadership and Capability - OECD

The OECD Recommendation on Public Service Leadership and Capability outlines 14 key principles to help governments ensure that their public services are fit for purpose for today’s policy challenges, and capable of taking their public sectors into the future.

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Misuse of Small Parcels for Trade in Counterfeit Goods: Facts and Trends | en | OECD

Website of the Directorate for Public Governance at the OECD, a source of policy solutions, data, expertise and good practice., This study examines the potential for the misuse of small parcels for trade in counterfeit and pirated goods. It presents the legal and economic contexts of the operation of express and postal services. It also looks at the available data on volumes of small consignments, via postal and courier streams, in the context of seizures of counterfeit and pirated goods. Furthermore it analyses the links between the observed dynamics in markets for small parcels and the available information on misuse of this service by traffickers in counterfeit and pirated goods.

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Digital Government Review of Morocco: Laying the Foundations for the Digital Transformation of the Public Sector in Morocco | en | OECD

Data and research on public sector innovation and e-government including government performance, online public service delivery, ICTs, good governance principles, open data, open government data (OGD), Morocco aims to become a major industrial hub in Africa. To do so, it is taking steps to transform its administration and ensure the sustainable growth of its emerging digital economy and society. This review analyses the efforts under way to integrate digital technologies in the public sector, and provides policy advice to support the Kingdom of Morocco in implementing a strategic digital government policy.

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Why Do Countries Export Fakes?: The Role of Governance Frameworks, Enforcement and Socio-economic Factors | en | OECD

Website of the Directorate for Public Governance at the OECD, a source of policy solutions, data, expertise and good practice., This study provides an in-depth exploration of a series of factors that can explain a country’s propensity to export fake goods. The analysis explores the role and interplay of macroeconomic factors, governance variables, and the presence of Free Trade Zones, logistics facilities and trade facilitation. In addition, it analyses the role corrruption and enforcement of IP play in facilitating trade in counterfeit products, and provides data on these links.

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Gender Equality in Canada: Mainstreaming, Governance and Budgeting | en | OECD

Website of the Directorate for Public Governance at the OECD, a source of policy solutions, data, expertise and good practice., Canada has a long-standing commitment to gender equality and an increasingly ambitious agenda to create a truly inclusive society. Recently, the Government of Canada has been strengthening the federal framework for the governance of gender equality policies by developing institutions, policies, tools and accountability structures. This OECD review of gender equality in Canada makes a number of recommendations to further develop this governance framework. It also assesses Canada’s progress in gender budgeting and provides recommendations for developing a more compr..

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Digital Government Review of Colombia: Towards a Citizen-Driven Public Sector | en | OECD

Data and research on public sector innovation and e-government including government performance, online public service delivery, ICTs, good governance principles, open data, open government data (OGD), This review analyses the shift from e-government to digital government in Colombia. It looks at the governance framework for digital government, the use of digital platforms and open data to engage and collaborate with citizens, conditions for a data-driven public sector, and policy coherence in a context of significant regional disparities. It provides concrete policy recommendations on how digital technologies and data can be harnessed for citizen-driven policy making and public service deli..

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Trade in Counterfeit Goods and Free Trade Zones: Evidence from Recent Trends | en | OECD

Website of the Directorate for Public Governance at the OECD, a source of policy solutions, data, expertise and good practice., This study examines the potential for the misuse of Free Trade Zones (FTZs) for trade in counterfeit and pirated goods. It presents the evolution of the FTZs and the international legal framework in which they operate, the reasons for establishing such zones and the benefits they offer businesses, and, finally, the role these zones play in fuelling trade in counterfeit and pirated goods. It also analyses the links between the FTZs and trade in counterfeit products, and provides data on these links.

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Governance Frameworks to Counter Illicit Trade | en | OECD

Website of the Directorate for Public Governance at the OECD, a source of policy solutions, data, expertise and good practice., This report examines governance frameworks to counter illicit trade. It looks at the adequacy and effectiveness of sanctions and penalties applicable, the steps parties engaged in illicit trade take to lower the risk of detection - for example through small shipments - and the use of free trade zones as hubs for managing trade in illicit products. It also identifies gaps in enforcement that may need to be addressed. The report provides an overview of selected enforcement issues in BRICS economies (Brazil, China, India, the Russian Federation and South Africa).

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OECD Guidelines on Measuring Trust | en | OECD

Data and research on public governance including budgeting, public expenditure, public-private partnerships (PPPs), public sector innovation, public employment and public finances., Trust, both interpersonal trust, and trust in institutions, is a key ingredient of growth, societal well-being and governance. As a first step to improving existing measures of trust, the OECD Guidelines on Measuring Trust provide international recommendations on collecting, publishing, and analysing trust data to encourage their use by National Statistical Offices (NSOs). The Guidelines also outline why measures of trust are relevant for monitoring and policy making, and why NSOs have a critical role in enhancin..

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Digital Government Review of Norway: Boosting the Digital Transformation of the Public Sector | en | OECD

Data and research on public sector innovation and e-government including government performance, online public service delivery, ICTs, good governance principles, open data, open government data (OGD), Norway has long used technology to streamline processes within the public sector and bring the government closer to citizens and businesses. Now the country is going further, seeking to transform its public sector through the full assimilation of digital technologies. The goal is to make it more efficient, collaborative, user- and data-driven, and better able to respond to the changing needs and expectations of citizens and businesses. This review analyses the efforts under way and provides po..

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Digital Government Review of Norway: Boosting the Digital Transformation of the Public Sector | en | OECD

Data and research on public governance including budgeting, public expenditure, public-private partnerships (PPPs), public sector innovation, public employment and public finances., Norway has long used technology to streamline processes within the public sector and bring the government closer to citizens and businesses. Now the country is going further, seeking to transform its public sector through the full assimilation of digital technologies. The goal is to make it more efficient, collaborative, user- and data-driven, and better able to respond to the changing needs and expectations of citizens and businesses. This review analyses the efforts under way and provides policy advice to suppo..

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OECD project on subnational indicators for Tunisia

The OECD is working with Tunisia to develop a system of subnational indicators.

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