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A number of OECD and non-member countries are taking or considering action to discourage foreign takeovers of enterprises judged sensitive. This Roundtable was held to solicit input from specially-invited practitioners and policy makers regarding the directions work in this area could take.
Held in Paris on 19 June 2006, the 2006 Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility focused on developing a proactive approach to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
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The OECD Risk Awareness Tool for Multinational Enterprises in Weak Governance Zones aims to help companies that invest in countries where governments are unwilling or unable to assume their responsibilities. It addresses risks and ethical dilemmas that companies are likely to face in such weak governance zones, including obeying the law and observing international instruments, heightened care in managing investments, knowing business
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The first issue of the Investment Newsletter focuses on recent policy analyses and new tools designed to enhance the positive contribution of investment for growth and sustainable development worldwide.
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On current trends, the Millennium Development Goals may not be achieved in many developing countries, especially in Africa. Despite positive trends in the past decade, business investment and enterprise development in non-OECD regions continue to fall short of development needs. Realisation of this has led to renewed interest in the growth agenda and the importance of private investment for promoting the broad-based and sustained
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Adopted by the OECD Council on 11 May 2006, the objective of the Policy Framework for Investment is to mobilise private investment that supports economic growth and sustainable development. It thus aims to contribute to the prosperity of countries and their citizens as well as to support the fight against poverty. Drawing on good practices from OECD and non-OECD countries, the Framework proposes a set of questions for governments to
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El Marco de acción para la inversión es un instrumento que propone una lista de preguntas importantes que deben ser examinadas por cualquier gobierno preocupado por establecer un entorno favorable para los inversores y por que la sociedad – y sobre todo su población pobre – se beneficie en mayor medida de los frutos del desarrollo. A este respecto, el Marco pretende hacer progresar la aplicación del Consenso de Monterrey de Naciones
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Translation into Polish of the Policy Framework for Investment by the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency and the Polish Ministry of Economy.
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Japanese translation of the Preamble and Part I of the Policy Framework for Investment adopted by the OECD on 11 May 2006.