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This week's newsletter:🤝 Agreement on International Tax Architecture📕 Webinar: Skills and Lifelong Learning After The Pa...
07/13/2021

This week's newsletter:

🤝 Agreement on International Tax Architecture

📕 Webinar: Skills and Lifelong Learning After The Pandemic

🏛 2021 Government at a Glance

💻 OECD Secretary-General Speaks at NSCAI

Here ➡️ bit.ly/3eeKgWU

Subscribe ➡️ http://oe.cd/3e1

This week's newsletter:

🤝 Agreement on International Tax Architecture

📕 Webinar: Skills and Lifelong Learning After The Pandemic

🏛 2021 Government at a Glance

💻 OECD Secretary-General Speaks at NSCAI

Here ➡️ bit.ly/3eeKgWU

Subscribe ➡️ http://oe.cd/3e1

🌍 Will #remoteworking lead to relocalization of people and firms across territories? Join us to discuss how all types of...
06/21/2021

🌍 Will #remoteworking lead to relocalization of people and firms across territories? Join us to discuss how all types of #regions can benefit from the effects of greater remote working adoption!

Register now ➡ https://bit.ly/3xuZjTt
Agenda ➡ https://lnkd.in/e3ife7M

🌍 Will #remoteworking lead to relocalization of people and firms across territories? Join us to discuss how all types of #regions can benefit from the effects of greater remote working adoption!

Register now ➡ https://bit.ly/3xuZjTt
Agenda ➡ https://lnkd.in/e3ife7M

General sales 💳, written communication ✏️, and business process & analysis 📠 are some of the skills most associated with...
06/17/2021

General sales 💳, written communication ✏️, and business process & analysis 📠 are some of the skills most associated with employment returns, according to the new #OECD 2021 #Skills Outlook.

Read the full report here ➡️ oe.cd/3NN

General sales 💳, written communication ✏️, and business process & analysis 📠 are some of the skills most associated with employment returns, according to the new #OECD 2021 #Skills Outlook.

Read the full report here ➡️ oe.cd/3NN

Which #DigitalSkills have the highest wage returns in the #LabourMarket? In the UK 🇬🇧, it’s:✅ Oracle E-Business Suite Fi...
06/17/2021

Which #DigitalSkills have the highest wage returns in the #LabourMarket? In the UK 🇬🇧, it’s:
✅ Oracle E-Business Suite Financials
✅ MS Dev Tools
✅ Java
Learn more in OECD’s latest #Skills Outlook ➡️ http://oe.cd/3NN

Which #DigitalSkills have the highest wage returns in the #LabourMarket? In the UK 🇬🇧, it’s:
✅ Oracle E-Business Suite Financials
✅ MS Dev Tools
✅ Java
Learn more in OECD’s latest #Skills Outlook ➡️ http://oe.cd/3NN

Big drop in hours spent in #AdultLearning due to #COVID19 & middle- and low-skilled workers have been most affected. Dur...
06/16/2021

Big drop in hours spent in #AdultLearning due to #COVID19 & middle- and low-skilled workers have been most affected.

During #COVID19 lockdowns, adults lost 18% of hours of non-formal learning (on-the-job training) & 25% of hours of informal learning (social interactions).

🔎 For more, read the 2021 OECD #Skills Outlook ➡️ oe.cd/3NN

Big drop in hours spent in #AdultLearning due to #COVID19 & middle- and low-skilled workers have been most affected.

During #COVID19 lockdowns, adults lost 18% of hours of non-formal learning (on-the-job training) & 25% of hours of informal learning (social interactions).

🔎 For more, read the 2021 OECD #Skills Outlook ➡️ oe.cd/3NN

Between 15-20% of 🇺🇸 American and 🇨🇦 Canadian students expect to work in sectors that are projected to decline over the ...
06/16/2021

Between 15-20% of 🇺🇸 American and 🇨🇦 Canadian students expect to work in sectors that are projected to decline over the next decade.

The #OECD 2021 #Skills Outlook contains insights on how countries can help workers be adaptable and ready for our changing world ➡️ oe.cd/3NN

Between 15-20% of 🇺🇸 American and 🇨🇦 Canadian students expect to work in sectors that are projected to decline over the next decade.

The #OECD 2021 #Skills Outlook contains insights on how countries can help workers be adaptable and ready for our changing world ➡️ oe.cd/3NN

🇺🇸 US and 🇨🇦 Canadian workers of all education levels saw decreases in #adultlearning during the pandemic.  The decrease...
06/16/2021

🇺🇸 US and 🇨🇦 Canadian workers of all education levels saw decreases in #adultlearning during the pandemic.

The decrease was more pronounced among workers without college degrees.

For more insights, check out the #OECD 2021 #Skills Outlook ➡️ http://oe.cd/3NN

🇺🇸 US and 🇨🇦 Canadian workers of all education levels saw decreases in #adultlearning during the pandemic.

The decrease was more pronounced among workers without college degrees.

For more insights, check out the #OECD 2021 #Skills Outlook ➡️ http://oe.cd/3NN

Almost half of 🇺🇸 American adults do not participate in #AdultLearning. What can countries do to remove barriers & stimu...
06/15/2021

Almost half of 🇺🇸 American adults do not participate in #AdultLearning. What can countries do to remove barriers & stimulate adult learning? ➡️ http://oe.cd/3NN

Almost half of 🇺🇸 American adults do not participate in #AdultLearning. What can countries do to remove barriers & stimulate adult learning? ➡️ http://oe.cd/3NN

Happy #WorldOceansDay!Today the OECD - OCDE released new figures on official development assistance (ODA), for the ocean...
06/08/2021

Happy #WorldOceansDay!

Today the OECD - OCDE released new figures on official development assistance (ODA), for the ocean economy.

➡️ Download ocean economy data as well as country and donor profiles: bit.ly/3wTZ2cy

➡️ Analysis of the latest Ocean Economy ODA trends: https://oe.cd/soe19

Happy #WorldOceansDay!

Today the OECD - OCDE released new figures on official development assistance (ODA), for the ocean economy.

➡️ Download ocean economy data as well as country and donor profiles: bit.ly/3wTZ2cy

➡️ Analysis of the latest Ocean Economy ODA trends: https://oe.cd/soe19

Explore the Environmental Impact of Agriculture in the United States 🇺🇸:💻Dashboard📊Data sources📚Reference📉Caveats🌱Ag cha...
06/04/2021

Explore the Environmental Impact of Agriculture in the United States 🇺🇸:

💻Dashboard
📊Data sources
📚Reference
📉Caveats
🌱Ag characteristics
🌽Ag land use change
💧Production & input use
🥕Nutrients
🌎Greenhouse gas emissions
☁️Ag ammonia emissions
🐦Farmland bird biodiversity

Here ➡️ oe.cd/il/3LP

Explore the Environmental Impact of Agriculture in the United States 🇺🇸:

💻Dashboard
📊Data sources
📚Reference
📉Caveats
🌱Ag characteristics
🌽Ag land use change
💧Production & input use
🥕Nutrients
🌎Greenhouse gas emissions
☁️Ag ammonia emissions
🐦Farmland bird biodiversity

Here ➡️ oe.cd/il/3LP

🇺🇸 GDP is projected to grow by 6.9% in 2021. Get the latest OECD Economic Outlook: oe.cd/3JFU.S. Department of State U.S...
06/02/2021

🇺🇸 GDP is projected to grow by 6.9% in 2021.

Get the latest OECD Economic Outlook: oe.cd/3JF
U.S. Department of State U.S. Mission to the OECD The U.S. Department of the Treasury

🇺🇸 GDP is projected to grow by 6.9% in 2021.

Get the latest OECD Economic Outlook: oe.cd/3JF
U.S. Department of State U.S. Mission to the OECD The U.S. Department of the Treasury

Happening this week!
05/25/2021

Happening this week!

😷 #COVID19 exacerbated existing inequalities in #cities, putting mayors on the frontline of the pandemic response.

Join #ChampionMayors Week webinars to discuss:
➡️ City recovery plans
➡️ Redesigning city infrastructure
➡️ The “green opportunity”

May 25 – 27, 2021

Register - https://oe.cd/cm5

#StatoftheWeek Ambient #airpollution 💨 contributes to #climatechange & causes ~4.5M deaths each year.🌎 See additional nu...
05/06/2021

#StatoftheWeek

Ambient #airpollution 💨 contributes to #climatechange & causes ~4.5M deaths each year.

🌎 See additional numbers of lives saved with ambitious policies compared with current legislation scenario, 2050 ⤵️

📚🆕 Policy scenarios ➡️ oe.cd/env-arctic

#StatoftheWeek

Ambient #airpollution 💨 contributes to #climatechange & causes ~4.5M deaths each year.

🌎 See additional numbers of lives saved with ambitious policies compared with current legislation scenario, 2050 ⤵️

📚🆕 Policy scenarios ➡️ oe.cd/env-arctic

04/28/2021
OECD I am the Future of Work: Youth Voices

We are delighted that Leah from Young Diplomats of Canada - Jeunes diplomates du Canada contributed to our #youth video campaign!

Leah gives her take on the #futureofwork, and what policies should be implemented to support young people in a post-COVID world.

Learn more about our campaign here ➡️ https://oe.cd/3uw

This week's newsletter:⚧️ Building a Gender Equal Recovery🗣️ @A_Gurria's 5th Climate Lecture🖥️ Broadband Connectivity fo...
04/28/2021

This week's newsletter:

⚧️ Building a Gender Equal Recovery
🗣️ @A_Gurria's 5th Climate Lecture
🖥️ Broadband Connectivity for All
🧪 @OECD Coronavirus Policy Hub

Here ➡️ bit.ly/3eDtQGX

Subscribe 🇺🇸🇨🇦➡️ oe.cd/3e1

This week's newsletter:

⚧️ Building a Gender Equal Recovery
🗣️ @A_Gurria's 5th Climate Lecture
🖥️ Broadband Connectivity for All
🧪 @OECD Coronavirus Policy Hub

Here ➡️ bit.ly/3eDtQGX

Subscribe 🇺🇸🇨🇦➡️ oe.cd/3e1

#StatoftheWeek 💼 Persons employed and persons unemployed on temporary lay-off in the United States.👥 Millions of persons...
04/27/2021

#StatoftheWeek

💼 Persons employed and persons unemployed on temporary lay-off in the United States.

👥 Millions of persons.

More here ➡️ oe.cd/3Dw

#StatoftheWeek

💼 Persons employed and persons unemployed on temporary lay-off in the United States.

👥 Millions of persons.

More here ➡️ oe.cd/3Dw

A big thank you to Leah, from Young Diplomats of Canada - Jeunes diplomates du Canada who will share her thoughts on the...
04/26/2021

A big thank you to Leah, from Young Diplomats of Canada - Jeunes diplomates du Canada who will share her thoughts on the #futureofwork with us on Wednesday.

Leah is 1 of 13 leading #youth leaders who have shared their insights with us 🤓

Learn more about our campaign here ➡ http://oe.cd/3uw

A big thank you to Leah, from Young Diplomats of Canada - Jeunes diplomates du Canada who will share her thoughts on the #futureofwork with us on Wednesday.

Leah is 1 of 13 leading #youth leaders who have shared their insights with us 🤓

Learn more about our campaign here ➡ http://oe.cd/3uw

This week's newsletter:📈 Economic Policy Reforms 2021✉️ You're Invited: A Systemic Recovery⚖️ Non-Judicial Mechanisms to...
04/22/2021

This week's newsletter:

📈 Economic Policy Reforms 2021
✉️ You're Invited: A Systemic Recovery
⚖️ Non-Judicial Mechanisms to Remedy Corruption
⛓ Due Diligence Guidance for Mineral Supply Chains

Here ➡️ bit.ly/3dBXZqM

Subscribe 🇺🇸🇨🇦➡️ oe.cd/3e1

This week's newsletter:

📈 Economic Policy Reforms 2021
✉️ You're Invited: A Systemic Recovery
⚖️ Non-Judicial Mechanisms to Remedy Corruption
⛓ Due Diligence Guidance for Mineral Supply Chains

Here ➡️ bit.ly/3dBXZqM

Subscribe 🇺🇸🇨🇦➡️ oe.cd/3e1

04/21/2021
OECD I am the Future of Work: Youth Voices

Thank you to Hilary from The Aspen Institute Future of Work Inititaive for sharing your insights on:

#futureofwork 📈
Teleworking 💻
#youth policies 🤝

Learn more about our campaign here ➡️ oe.cd/3uw

#StatoftheWeek#COVID19 related Official Development Assistance (ODA) expenditures for top donors. In USD Billion 💵More o...
04/20/2021

#StatoftheWeek

#COVID19 related Official Development Assistance (ODA) expenditures for top donors.

In USD Billion 💵

More on 2020 ODA statistics ➡️ oe.cd/3BI

#StatoftheWeek

#COVID19 related Official Development Assistance (ODA) expenditures for top donors.

In USD Billion 💵

More on 2020 ODA statistics ➡️ oe.cd/3BI

📺 Tune in Wednesday to hear Hilary from The Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative!  Hilary will share her ideas and ...
04/19/2021

📺 Tune in Wednesday to hear Hilary from The Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative!

Hilary will share her ideas and insights on the #futureofwork and effective #youth policies.

Learn about our campaign here ➡ oe.cd/3uw

📺 Tune in Wednesday to hear Hilary from The Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative!

Hilary will share her ideas and insights on the #futureofwork and effective #youth policies.

Learn about our campaign here ➡ oe.cd/3uw

The way we learn, work, & live is rapidly changing!  🧑‍🏫 Educators: What are your students’ perceptions about their futu...
04/19/2021

The way we learn, work, & live is rapidly changing!

🧑‍🏫 Educators: What are your students’ perceptions about their futures?

🌎 Our global survey is designed to include their voices in OECD advice to policymakers.

Find out how you can help them share their views 🗣️➡️ oe.cd/FoWteach

#careercounseling #edleadership

The way we learn, work, & live is rapidly changing!

🧑‍🏫 Educators: What are your students’ perceptions about their futures?

🌎 Our global survey is designed to include their voices in OECD advice to policymakers.

Find out how you can help them share their views 🗣️➡️ oe.cd/FoWteach

#careercounseling #edleadership

👩‍🏫 #Educators: Do your students feel ready for the world of work? Here’s how they can make their voices heard 🗣️ and sh...
04/15/2021

👩‍🏫 #Educators: Do your students feel ready for the world of work?

Here’s how they can make their voices heard 🗣️ and shape the policy conversation on the #futureofwork ➡️ oe.cd/FoWteach

#careercounseling #edleadership

👩‍🏫 #Educators: Do your students feel ready for the world of work?

Here’s how they can make their voices heard 🗣️ and shape the policy conversation on the #futureofwork ➡️ oe.cd/FoWteach

#careercounseling #edleadership

04/14/2021
OECD I am the Future of Work: Youth Voices

This week we're hearing Diana from JCI on:

#futureofwork 📈
Up-skilling ✍️
#youth resilience 💪

🔥 Diana is one of 13 leading youth leaders who have contributed to our campaign. 🔥

Learn more here ➡️ https://oe.cd/3uw

📢 Calling all #educators!  We want to hear from your students about their future careers, skills & learning. Find out ho...
04/14/2021

📢 Calling all #educators!

We want to hear from your students about their future careers, skills & learning.

Find out how you can help them make their voices heard ➡️ oe.cd/FoWteach

#careercounseling #edleadership #futureofwork

📢 Calling all #educators!

We want to hear from your students about their future careers, skills & learning.

Find out how you can help them make their voices heard ➡️ oe.cd/FoWteach

#careercounseling #edleadership #futureofwork

#StatOfTheWeek Traditional expectations & stereotypes still affect 5-year-olds' aspirations – especially boys.🚺 are more...
04/14/2021

#StatOfTheWeek

Traditional expectations & stereotypes still affect 5-year-olds' aspirations – especially boys.

🚺 are more likely to aspire to male-dominated roles than 🚹 are to opt for female-dominated occupations.

Learn more ➡️ oe.cd/3wG #GenderEquality

#StatOfTheWeek

Traditional expectations & stereotypes still affect 5-year-olds' aspirations – especially boys.

🚺 are more likely to aspire to male-dominated roles than 🚹 are to opt for female-dominated occupations.

Learn more ➡️ oe.cd/3wG #GenderEquality

🚨 Tomorrow at 10:00am EST! 🚨Join us and the Washington DC Global Shapers for our final #futureofwork webinar. We'll be d...
04/13/2021

🚨 Tomorrow at 10:00am EST! 🚨

Join us and the Washington DC Global Shapers for our final #futureofwork webinar.

We'll be discussing #education policies in a post-COVID world.

Register now ➡ https://bit.ly/3meF4VK

🚨 Tomorrow at 10:00am EST! 🚨

Join us and the Washington DC Global Shapers for our final #futureofwork webinar.

We'll be discussing #education policies in a post-COVID world.

Register now ➡ https://bit.ly/3meF4VK

Tune in Wednesday to hear Diana from JCI share her insights on the #futureofwork. Diana is one of 13 leading #youth lead...
04/12/2021

Tune in Wednesday to hear Diana from JCI share her insights on the #futureofwork.

Diana is one of 13 leading #youth leaders who have contributed to our campaign.

Learn more here ➡ https://oe.cd/3uw

Tune in Wednesday to hear Diana from JCI share her insights on the #futureofwork.

Diana is one of 13 leading #youth leaders who have contributed to our campaign.

Learn more here ➡ https://oe.cd/3uw

The 🆕 #OECDPISA report shows that students who reported having a growth mindset 🌱🧠 scored higher in reading, science & m...
04/09/2021

The 🆕 #OECDPISA report shows that students who reported having a growth mindset 🌱🧠 scored higher in reading, science & math assessments.

U.S. 🇺🇸 & Canadian 🇨🇦 teens scored well in reading performance, above the OECD average.

More in the 🆕 report ➡️ oecd.org/pisa/

The 🆕 #OECDPISA report shows that students who reported having a growth mindset 🌱🧠 scored higher in reading, science & math assessments.

U.S. 🇺🇸 & Canadian 🇨🇦 teens scored well in reading performance, above the OECD average.

More in the 🆕 report ➡️ oecd.org/pisa/

The 🆕 #OECDPISA report shows evidence of a link between a growth mindset and higher academic performance.The majority of...
04/08/2021

The 🆕 #OECDPISA report shows evidence of a link between a growth mindset and higher academic performance.

The majority of U.S. 🇺🇸 & Canadian 🇨🇦 teens believe that intelligence & abilities can be developed, rather than being pre-determined.

More in the 🆕 report ➡️ oecd.org/pisa/

The 🆕 #OECDPISA report shows evidence of a link between a growth mindset and higher academic performance.

The majority of U.S. 🇺🇸 & Canadian 🇨🇦 teens believe that intelligence & abilities can be developed, rather than being pre-determined.

More in the 🆕 report ➡️ oecd.org/pisa/

This week's newsletter:🌎  Putting the World Economy on the Fast Track out of the COVID-19 Crisis📄 OECD Report for the UK...
04/07/2021

This week's newsletter:

🌎 Putting the World Economy on the Fast Track out of the COVID-19 Crisis
📄 OECD Report for the UK Presidency of the G7
💉 The Race to Vaccinate
🎙️ Why Ending Racial Inequality is Vital for COVID-19 Recovery

Here ➡️ bit.ly/3wCn1xq

Subscribe 🇺🇸🇨🇦➡️ oe.cd/3e1

This week's newsletter:

🌎 Putting the World Economy on the Fast Track out of the COVID-19 Crisis
📄 OECD Report for the UK Presidency of the G7
💉 The Race to Vaccinate
🎙️ Why Ending Racial Inequality is Vital for COVID-19 Recovery

Here ➡️ bit.ly/3wCn1xq

Subscribe 🇺🇸🇨🇦➡️ oe.cd/3e1

#StatoftheWeek💉Vaccination rates for COVID-19% of the population having received at least one dose of the vaccine, selec...
04/06/2021

#StatoftheWeek

💉Vaccination rates for COVID-19

% of the population having received at least one dose of the vaccine, selected countries, as of March 15, 2021.

More on The Race To Vaccinate ➡️ oe.cd/3AR

#StatoftheWeek

💉Vaccination rates for COVID-19

% of the population having received at least one dose of the vaccine, selected countries, as of March 15, 2021.

More on The Race To Vaccinate ➡️ oe.cd/3AR

A big thank you to Vannary from US ASEAN Youth Council for joining our #youth video series! Tune in Wednesday to hear Va...
04/05/2021

A big thank you to Vannary from US ASEAN Youth Council for joining our #youth video series!

Tune in Wednesday to hear Vannary's thoughts on the #futureofwork and building better youth policies.

Learn more here ➡ https://oe.cd/3uw

A big thank you to Vannary from US ASEAN Youth Council for joining our #youth video series!

Tune in Wednesday to hear Vannary's thoughts on the #futureofwork and building better youth policies.

Learn more here ➡ https://oe.cd/3uw

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