This joint initiative by the European Commission Enlargement Directorate-General and the OECD LEED Programme is focused on providing an assessment of the current local development capacity in view of EU accession in the EU Candidate countries and potential candidates in the Western Balkans.
On 16 November 2009 at the OECD Paris headquarters, the South East Europe Investment Committee brought together SEE and OECD representatives and experts, including the donor community, to address enhancing regional ownership of investment policy processes and opportunities for further co-operation.
Policy makers and experts from South East Europe and OECD gathered in Sarajevo to assess ways to streamline co-operation between parliaments and legislative branches to develop a more attractive and competitive business environment in SEE.
The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009: Maintaining Momentum report presents the results of the second monitoring exercise of the Aid for Trade Initiative and documents its success so far.
Addressing the tax component of the Investment Reform Index (IRI) along the lines of tax reform priorities is the main focus of the Working Group on Tax Policy Analysis of the Investment Compact for South East Europe.
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Here's a comparative overview of the Civil Service Training Systems in the Western Balkans, including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244/99).
Investment Compact for South East Europe (South East Europe Compact for Reform, Investment, Integrity and Growth) is a leading programme designed to improve the investment climate and to encourage private sector development in South East Europe (SEE).
This publication assesses to what extent governments in the region have leveraged their assets with effective policies to attract investment and stimulate growth.
The OECD, in partnership with Eurostat, ROSSTAT and CISSTAT, has calculated benchmark purchasing power parities (PPPs) for GDP and consumption for the year 2005 for 55 countries following a common methodology. The calculation covers the 30 member countries of the OECD, the 27 member states of the European Union, ten CIS countries, six Western Balkan countries and Israel. The results will be included into the forthcoming release of
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Education Policies for Students at Risk and Those with Disabilities in South Eastern Europe - Findings from the Follow-Up Visits, October 2006-January 2007