Guidelines for multinational enterprises

Roundtable on 40 years of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises


19 December 2016 OECD, Paris

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, this roundtable convened a wide range of stakeholders from international organisations, governments, business, civil society, and academia involved in working with the Guidelines.


Discussions focused on:

    • the role of the OECD Guidelines 
    • the content and legal nature of the OECD Guidelines
    • the National Contact Point system
    • perspectives on the future of the OECD Guidelines



Meeting documents

Draft agenda

Background document: Development of coherent procedural rules for OECD Guidelines' Mediation




OECD work on responsible business conduct


International Law Association


Société française pour le droit international


More about the OECD Guidelines for MNEs



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