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The 2011 update of the Guidelines includes new recommendations addressing human rights, living wages, and internet freedom, as well as reinforced procedural guidance for their promotion and implementation.
This project analyses good government policies and responsible business practices to enhance the contribution of private and international investment to reducing carbon emissions.
This technical workshop gathered experts to share knowledge and practical experience with existing green house gas emission measurement and reporting methodologies to explore ways to eliminate unnecessary cost and complexity.
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Organised in Paris on 5 December 2011, the 15th Roundtable discussed recent investment policy developments including discussions focused on investor-state dispute settlement.
The “Freedom of Investment” process provides a forum for intergovernmental dialogue on how governments can reconcile the need to preserve and expand an open international investment environment with their duty to safeguard the essential security interests of their people. Dialogue takes place in a series of roundtables involving OECD countries, non-member adherents to the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational
This report finds that foreign investment in North Africa and the Middle East needs to diversify away from the oil and gas industries and be encouraged to focus on areas which have a greater impact on boosting jobs.
Foreign investment in North Africa and the Middle East needs to diversify away from the oil and gas industries and be encouraged to focus on areas which have a greater impact on boosting jobs, according to a new joint study by the OECD and World Economic Forum.
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This report covers investment measures taken between 16 February and 31 October 2011. Information presented in this report has also been used for two joint reports by WTO, OECD and UNCTAD, released on 24 May and 25 October 2011, respectively, in response to the G20 Leaders' request of 2 April 2009 for quarterly public reporting on their adherence to their trade and investment policy commitments.
This programme generates consensus on investment related policy reform among stakeholders in Southern African countries (governments, private sector, civil society and development partners).
The Policy Framework for Investment (PFI) is a non-prescriptive checklist of issues for consideration by any interested government engaged in domestic reform, regional co-operation or international policy dialogue to create an attractive environment for domestic and foreign investors and one that enhances the benefits of investment to society.