The Paris floods are another call to action for the international community. Preventing such shocks from happening and limiting the damage they cause should be a public policy priority.
L'OCDE a présenté les principales conclusions et recommandations de l'examen des politiques de gestion des risques au Maroc. L’étude d’identifie à la fois les succès et points forts du système existant, mais aussi les défis restant à relever afin d’améliorer son fonctionnement et ainsi consolider la résilience du Maroc face aux risques majeurs.
This year’s workshop on strategic crisis management examined how countries develop crisis communication and sense-making capacities.
The 5th OECD High Level Risk Forum (HLRF) brought together policy makers from 30 governments, practitioners from the private sector and experts from think tanks and academia to share good practices with the aim to improve the governance and management of complex risks.
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Japan Spotlight interview with OECD's Rolf Alter on guidelines for global risk management. Source, “Economy, Culture & History Japan SPOTLIGHT Bimonthly” November/December 2015 edition p16-18 (published by Japan Economic Foundation).
Governments find it hard to make financial plans for disasters, and that’s not just because disasters are unpredictable and outsized. It’s because post-disaster demands on governments are also unpredictable, driven by public and political pressure.
Trafficking in persons is one of the most lucrative forms of organised crime and requires systematic corruption. To date, there is no international instrument that comprehensively focuses on the important link between corruption and trafficking in persons and that aims at addressing both. Addressing these two issues jointly is key to effectively curb human trafficking.