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  • 19-August-2008

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    Making Reforms Succeed: Moving Forward with the MENA Investment Policy Agenda

    This publication highlights key outcomes of the work of the MENA-OECD Investment Programme from 2005-2007, including reforms achieved to date in investment policies and promotion, corporate governance, financial-sector development, and tax policies. It also contains information on the Programme’s activities, highlighting business-climate developments in MENA countries.

  • 23-July-2008

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    Survey of Implementation of Methodological Standards for Direct Investment (SIMSDI) - 2008 Update

    First launched in May 1997 and most-recently updated in 2008, this survey is a comprehensive study on the metadata for foreign direct investment (FDI) statistics.

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  • 22-July-2008

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    OECD Investment Policy Review of Russia: Strengthening the Policy Framework for Investment

    In 2007, Russia’s international investment flows reached record highs, making Russia one of the world’s largest recipients and sources of FDI. Russia's potential for attracting even more international investment can be improved by strengthening beneficial competition and offering additional opportunities for investment. Disseminating international standard business practices among Russian firms can also boost the country's

  • 27-June-2008

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    OECD-China Seminar on Promoting Responsible Environmental Conduct

    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.

  • 26-June-2008

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    OECD-China Symposium on Government Approaches to Encouraging Responsible Business Conduct

    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.

  • 24-June-2008

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    Investment Newsletter, June 2008, Issue 7

    Investment Newsletter No.7 focuses on recent developments in foreign direct investment (FDI) in OECD countries. FDI outflows from OECD countries in 2007 leapt to a record USD 1.82 trillion from USD 1.2 trillion in 2006 but are projected to fall sharply in 2008.

  • 23-June-2008

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    OECD-ILO Conference on employment and industrial relations: Promoting responsible business conduct in a globalising economy

    Organised in Paris on 23-24 June 2008, this year’s roundtable was devoted to a high-level policy dialogue between governments, business, labour and other stakeholders around the theme “Employment and Industrial Relations: Promoting Responsible Business Conduct in a Globalising Economy”.

  • 23-June-2008

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    Selected Initiatives and Instruments Relevant to Corporate Social Responsibility

    An overview of the unique status and characteristics of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles Concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy and the UN Global Compact. These instruments complement privately-developed corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and are key expressions of the broader systems of public and private governance from which the private

  • 5-June-2008

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    OECD Declaration on Sovereign Wealth Funds and Recipient Country Policies

    On the occasion of the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris on 4-5 June 2008, Ministers adopted the OECD Declaration on SWFs and Recipient Country Policies.

  • 30-May-2008

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    Survey of Implementation of Methodological Standards for Direct Investment (SIMSDI)

    Launched in May 1997 and most recently updated in 2008, this survey is a comprehensive study on the metadata for foreign direct investment (FDI) statistics. It provides information on methodological practices of individual countries as well as the data sources they use and their data collection and dissemination methods.

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