28 avril 2019

PACE urges international action against money-laundering "laundromats"

Conseil de l'EuropePACE has expressed its deep concern at the extent of money laundering in Council of Europe member States, notably the recent examples known as the “Global Laundromat”, the “Azerbaijani Laundromat” and the “Troika Laundromat”, and has urged improved national mechanisms and international co-operation to combat it. More...

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Police should improve interviewing practices to prevent ill-treatment, says anti-torture committee

Conseil de l'EuropeThe European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) today stressed the need for police forces in Europe to improve the way suspects are interviewed when carrying out criminal investigations. More...

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How students and parents feel about the future of the environment

Education & Skills TodayEarlier this year, students from 112 countries across the world skipped school to join the School Strike for Climate and demand government action on climate change. The strike, initiated by the 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, came amid reports that climate change appears to be accelerating, and that urgent action is needed to curb emissions of greenhouse gases. More...

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How computer-based tests are enriching education research

Education & Skills TodayTest scores are a convenient measure of knowledge and skills, and they are useful in identifying both under-performers and high achievers. But test scores alone (and rankings based on them) might not tell the whole story. More...

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How the Teaching and Learning International Survey measures innovation in education

Education & Skills TodayInnovation, at its core, involves adapting current methods in order to improve them, or to achieve something new. For teachers, this means continuously adapting and reinventing their teaching approaches in order to meet the ever-changing needs of their students. More broadly, innovation in education encompasses the actions and conditions that help deliver what is today defined as a quality education – one that includes a wide range of knowledge, skills, attitudes and habits that will prepare today’s students to be tomorrow’s citizens. More...

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Why knowledge is the most important resource for education systems today

Education & Skills TodayEducation systems in developed countries today are huge – in terms of people, institutions and budgets – and emerging nations are rapidly catching up, as they expand their own educational infrastructure. Such large systems do not run on money, alone. Knowledge is probably the most important resource that education systems need to turn money and infrastructure into the outcomes that societies expect of them. More...

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How teachers can use data and research to improve education

Education & Skills TodayThis is where a new OECD Toolkit comes in. Our Knowledge Governance module helps countries identify what they can do to help decision makers use evidence in their daily work. It identifies concrete efforts to promote the systematic use of evidence – for teachers, but also for school leaders, policy makers and administrators. More...

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Creating value and doing good: Governance solutions for sustainable enterprises

Charitable institutions are an established concept. So is the concept of cooperatives that advance some social goals through business activities. What is relatively new, however, are two related ideas: one is the idea that the pursuit of social goals is the business itself, and the other that the business pursuit of social goals does not mean giving up profits. More...

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SMEs and SDGs: challenges and opportunities

Recent studies show that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) account for an overwhelming majority of private sector business and economic activity in both developed and developing countries. More...

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Transforming the Businesses that are Transforming our World

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – under the banner of transforming our world – is a call to action. All countries and all stakeholders are invited to implement this agenda, including the private sector. More...

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