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Copy of The Air We Breathe

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Mandate and Roles

Presented by : Masami Olson & Michelle Xu
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Agenda
History

Strengths and Weaknesses
OECD study reveals Canada's polarized workforce
3 Multiple Choice Questions
Groups That Support and Work With OECD
Criticism of OECD
OECD formally launches Colombia’s accession process to become a member
The 100 second quiz
The Global Relations Secretariat (GRS)
Joint OECD-EU initiative
Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly
Narrowness of the OECD - limited membership to a select few rich nations
Some see OECD as a servant of developed country interests, rather than a partner in globalization and sustainable development
Officially formed September 30, 1961
Headquartered in Paris, France
Among them include Canada, US, France, Japan, UK
Program of "enhanced engagement" offered to non-members Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and South Africa
OECD consists of 34 member countries
Next meeting on May 29-30 2014, held in conjunction with ministerial meeting
Annual OECD forum brings together all stakeholders
The broad nature of OECD’s work blurs the organization's image
The OECD recommend policies designed to make the lives of ordinary people better
Our mission: to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of global population


The NATO Parliamentary Assembly
C
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OECD formally launches Colombia’s accession process to become a member
Colombia's process to become OECD member is launched
Colombia showed dedication and a strong political will by adhering to a number of declarations of the OECD
Colombia requested to become a member of OECD in 2012.
OECD
& Colombia
October 25,
2013
Bogota,
Colombia
HOW
Canada’s math, science lag bad for economy, report says
Leading discussion group

environmental
social
economic
macroeconomics
microeconomics
Anti-Bribery Convention

annalysing current education system
WHAT
HOW
OECD member countries
Canadians achieved a low numeracy rate compared to literacy on International assessment of Adult Competencies
In all member countries
August 2011-March 2012
To Assess the Competency Levels of Adults globally
Conducting the Assessment
WHAT
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The OECD: Securing the future - OECD Observer. (n.d.). The OECD: Securing the future - OECD Observer. Retrieved October 30, 2013, from http://www.oecdobserver.org/news/archivestory.php/aid/1197/The_OECD:_Securing_the_future.html

Linked2Russia. (n.d.). Linked2Russia. Image Retrieved October 16, 2013, from http://www.linked2russia.com

Invest in skills to boost jobs and growth. (2012, May 21). YouTube. Retrieved October 30, 2013, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ioYJmGpZVQ

1. What is the main criticism against the OECD?
Does not impact international countries
Its name is not creative enough.
Membership is limited to a select few rich nations.
Wastes a lot of money on data collection and analysis.
The OECD is an organization that…
promotes policies that improves social and economic well being
provides loans and grants to assist with education, health, and infrastructure
Works to understand what drives change by measuring data to predict future trends
both A and C
To become a member of the OECD..
countries can sign up and become a member
countries must be rich and provide an advantage for the OECD
countries must go through the accession procedure to meet the standards of the of the OECD
countries must pay an initiation fee to become a member
Colombia will improve their policies in order to become a member of OECD.
IMPACT
Better policies, can help Colombia create jobs, boost economic growth and support development.
Developed countries will be willing to conduct business with Colombia because of improved human rights/labour laws/environmental laws.
Bring attention to the root of the problem
demonstrates how it impacts the nation as a whole
After analyzing, come up with solutions that would benefit the world
IMPACT
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