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   Does Transparency Improve Governance?
Source: www.transparency-initiative.org
Source Date: Monday, September 15, 2014
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: In both developed and developing societies, there has been increasing interest in recent years in the potential of transparency — the provision of information to the public — to improve governance. In this article, we characterize and assess the evolution of transparency from an end in itself to a tool for resolving increasingly practical concerns of governance and government performance.
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   Global Growth Continuing at a Moderate Pace, OECD Says
Source: www.oecd.org
Source Date: Monday, September 15, 2014
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: A moderate expansion is underway in most major advanced and emerging economies, but growth remains weak in the euro area, which runs the risk of prolonged stagnation if further steps are not taken to boost demand, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Assessment.
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   Governments Must Tackle Regional Variations in Health Care Use, Says OECD
Source: www.oecd.org
Source Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Health care use varies widely across countries but can also vary as much or more within countries. Governments should do more to improve their health systems to prevent unnecessary interventions and ensure that everyone has the same access to quality healthcare, wherever they live, according to a new OECD report.
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   OECD Releases First BEPS Recommendations to G20 for International Approach to Combat Tax Avoidance by Multinationals
Source: www.oecd.org
Source Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The OECD released today its first recommendations for a co-ordinated international approach to combat tax avoidance by multinational enterprises, under the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project designed to create a single set of international tax rules to end the erosion of tax bases and the artificial shifting of profits to jurisdictions to avoid paying tax.
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   CISCO’s New Namibian Academy Will Focus on Local ICT Skills Development
Source: www.ventures-africa.com
Source Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: With a view to bridging the ICT skills gap in the country, The Polytechnic of Namibia has leveraged its partnership with the global IT and networking giant, CISCO, to establish a training academy on campus.
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   APEC Tackling New Food Security Challenges
Source: www.apec.org
Source Date: Friday, September 19, 2014
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Agriculture and Food Ministers from APEC economies have unveiled a new innovation-based cooperation framework to ensure safe, accessible and sustainable food supplies amid changing global conditions.
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   Multilateral Development Banks Deliver $24 Billion in Climate Change Financing in 2013
Source: www.adb.org
Source Date: Friday, September 19, 2014
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Six leading multilateral development banks (MDBs) provided almost $24 billion worldwide in financing in 2013 for projects in developing and emerging economies that address the challenges of climate change, according to the third annual joint MDB report on climate finance. The report, released today, demonstrates the shared engagement expressed by the six MDBs last week to reinforce transparency of ... Read More
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   Water Problem in Central Asia Poses Global Challenges
Source: www.azernews.az
Source Date: Friday, September 19, 2014
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Water, the very foundation of life and without which no living creature, fauna or flora could survive, is often taken for granted. Turn on a tap and there it gushes out, hot or cold, and in some instances clean enough to drink. However, the next time you turn on a tap, think for a moment at how privileged you are because millions of people across the planet do not have access to clean running wate ... Read More
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   ANZ Economist Urges Country to Prepare for Two Risks
Source: THE NATIONAL
Source Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: There are two key principal risks in the global economic outlook in the next two years that Pacific countries – including Papua New Guinea – has to be aware of, ANZ Asia-Pacific chief economist Glenn Maguire said.
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   China: Survey Shows 10 Problems of Society
Source: www.news.cn
Source Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Twenty-four percent has cited the credibility deficit of the government as a main reason behind the lack of trust in Chinese society, according to a survey conducted by People’s Tribune, a magazine of People's Daily.
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