The creation of more and better jobs remains a key challenge all over the world, not least due to the increasing demand for jobs in many developing countries. This joint ELS/DEV seminar presents recent experiences from China, India and Brazil.
On the occasion of his second official visit to the People's Republic of China, Angel Gurría attended the 10th annual meeting of the China Development Forum and met several government officials.
Shoe shine workers in Cairo, street vendors in Calcutta, badly-paid public officials driving their taxis at night in Moscow–this is informal employment. A new Development Centre study, "Is Informal Normal?", examines policy options to respond to the challenge of creating more and better job
Organised in Paris on 27 June 2008, this seminar aimed to initiate a continuing dialogue and the establishment of a network for sharing information on best practices of environmentally responsible business conduct among Chinese enterprises.
Organised in Paris on 26-27 June 2008, this symposium discussed a report outlining China’s recent progress in encouraging responsible business conduct, examined remaining challenges and offered proposals for advancing work in this area.
This seminar was the second held in the framework of the OECD Regulatory Reform Review in China and took place in Beijing on 28 March, 2008.
Jointly organised by the OECD and China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), this seminar on took place on 9 September 2007, in Xiamen, China, on the occasion of the 11th China International Fair for Investment and Trade.
In parallel to the African Development Bank's General Assembly, the OECD Development Centre and the Standard Chartered Bank co-organised an event gathering experts, policy-makers, high-level representatives of the private sector and the press.
This workshop provided a forum for exchanges of experience and mutual learning on best practices in some OECD countries and the current S&T indicator system in China.
China has the world's largest population but very limited supplies of water. This conference proceedings examines how China can best use its limited water resources in agriculture.