* OECD Launches New Version of Your Better Life Index 22 May 2012 The OECD released the second year pioneering Your Better Life Index – an online, interactive index that allows people to measure and compare their lives. The index permit to compare the well-being of your life based on 11 topics – housing, income, jobs, community, education, environment, governance, health, life satisfaction, safety and work-life balance. For more information on the Your Better Life Index:
- Create your Better Life Index: www.oecdbetterlifeindex.org
- Read more: OECD Better Life Initiative
——————————————————————————————————————————————————-* U.S. and EU Cut Aids U.S. cuts aid to Pakistan by $33 million as punitive move for the physician’s 33-year sentence for high treason. More details here. EU’s Parliament proposed new macro-financial assistance regulation which ensure that countries close to the EU (Balkans and the Eastern Neighbourhood), will be obliged to meet stricter conditions in order to receive aids from EU. Please read more here.
* New UN Website on Sustainable Development Projects
23 May 2012
The United Nations (UN) launched a new online database to strengthen partnerships between sustainable development projects in developing countries.
For further information kindly refer to UN’s webpage.
——————————————————————————————————————————————————-* Exporter Dynamics Database from World Bank The World Bank release the new Exporter Dynamics Database which offers exporter characteristics in 45 developed and developing countries. More here.