The number of broadband subscribers in the OECD rose to 235 million by December 2007, up 18% from 200 million subscribers in December 2006.This growth increased broadband penetration rates to 20 subscriptions per 100 inhabitants, up from 16.9 in December 2006.(278 words)
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden visited the OECD headquarters in Paris on 4 December 2006. The Crown Princess met OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría (photo), other senior officials of the OECD secretariat and Swedish personnel in the OECD. Crown Princess Victoria was participating in a diplomat training programme at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Discussions at the OECD covered the economy, agriculture, trade and early childhood education and care.
©OECD Observer, No. 258/259, December 2006(102 words)
Where are we in the current economic crisis?