Government at a Glance 2023

Democratic resilience in an era of multiple crises

Build, reinforce and protect

In recent years, multiple, consecutive crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s illegal war of aggression against Ukraine, have threatened economic resilience and wellbeing worldwide.  

Governments in OECD countries - and democratic systems -  have generally responded at scale and speed. However, in the face of major environmental, demographic, fiscal, and technological challenges, countries now need to step up efforts to strengthen trust and secure democratic resilience. 

Key findings:

Multiple crises can further undermine trust in public institutions

Public participation can be made more active and effective

Women are still under-represented in politics and public institutions

Governments can do more to fight the climate crisis

Public integrity standards need to be better implemented in practice

Discover what governments can do.

Извор: OECD