The economic crisis has generated an urgent need to restore confidence in our future and make the world economy stronger, cleaner and fairer. There is growing political consensus on the need to develop a set of common principles and standards in order to ensure a more stable and sustainable development of the global economy, according to the OECD Secretary-General.
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This report evaluates whether the legal texts through which Israel has implemented the Anti-Bribery Convention meet the standards set by the Convention and 1997 Revised Recommendation, and highlights actions to implement the 1996 Recommendation on the tax deductibility of bribes to foreign public officials. The report also describes features of Israel's framework for enforcing the Anti-Bribery Convention. The Working Group found that
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OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and New Zealand: Report on Progress of the implementation of the Phase 2 Recommendations since October 2006.
On 11 March 2009, Israel became the 38th signatory to the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.
Latin America has a major role to play in building a new international financial and economic system, since it has accumulated substantial experience in managing financial crises and recovery programs, according to the OECD Secretary-General.
El papel de América Latina en la construcción de un nuevo sistema financiero y económico internacional tiene que ser relevante. La experiencia acumulada en la gestión de crisis financieras y programas de recuperación en la región es importante, según el Secretario general de la OCDE.
Ten years after the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention entered into force, OECD legal expert Nicola Bonucci talks about its impact and the challenges ahead in the fight against corruption.
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OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and the Czech Republic: Report on Progress of the implementation of the Phase 2 Recommendations since October 2006
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This report outlines the Czech Republic's response to the recommendations and follow-up issues identified by the Working Group at the time of Poland's Phase 2 examination in October 2006.
Mr. Gurría underlined that business ethics should be at the center of any new road-map for the global economy. Markets should not only be more stable, but morally acceptable as well. He said that it is time to reunite ethics and economics through a solid, transparent and updated set of rules.