Tokyo, Japan - 24-25 October 2012 - Participants at this meeting shared practical experiences taking into account the concentrated ownership structure of companies in the region.
OECD organised a first consultation with large private and institutional investors in MENA markets. The meeting was a response to the interest of stock exchanges and investors for a better dialogue on key challenges faced in investing in MENA stock markets.
Co-organised by OECD and ESCAP in Bangkok, this conference focused on how converging international corporate responsibility instruments can enhance responsible business practices in the Asia Pacific region.
The second meeting of the Latin American Network on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises was co-organized with the Latin American Development Bank, with the support of the Spanish Government, and with Corporación FONAFE of Peru serving as the host.
8-9 October 2012 - Midrand, South Africa. This meeting served as an opportunity to relaunch the OECD Network on the Governance of SOEs in Southern Africa and forge ahead with a number of practical and thematic priorities.
Discussions at this focused on two areas of professionalisation of state-owned enterprises: boards of directors of and the organisation of the State's ownership function.
The discussion in the meeting provided some insights into China’s growth model and need to improve competitiveness, particularly in view of the global economic slowdown.
The Experts Meeting of the Eurasia Group on Corporate Governance for Capital Markets Development took place in Istanbul, Turkey, 19-20 June 2012. The meeting aimed at discussing a revised draft of the Group’s Survey on “Capital Markets in Eurasia: Two Decades of Reform”.
Participants in this multi-stakeholder meeting were updated on the findings from interim progress reports on the implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance's supplement on Tin, Tantalum and Tungsten.
This forum provided the first opportunity to introduce the finalised Gold Supplement to the OECD Due Diligence Guidance, and discuss how best to implement it and tackle the unique challenges for carrying out due diligence on gold.