19-20 November 2003, Tokyo, Japan. Established in 1999, the Tokyo Roundtable offers an annual forum for discussion on specific topics of interest from the viewpoint of capital market reform in Asia.
19 November 2003, Johannesburg, South Africa. This roundtable addressed the critical issues of African priorities and ways that OECD countries can contribute to the improvement of the business environment for domestic and international investors and to building the necessary capacities.
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This statement by OECD and NEPAD was issued at the OECD-Africa Investment Roundtable which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on 19 November 2003. It calls for the launch of a result-oriented, inclusive and comprehensive Africa Investment Initiative to create a positive investment environment across the continent.
Johannesburg, South Africa, 19 November 2003. This Workshop took stock of progress in promoting corporate responsibility through private sector initiatives and inter-governmental approaches such as the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
The third annual conference of the OECD Global Forum on International Investment was hosted by the South African Government in Johannesburg on 17-18 November 2003.
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This speech was made by Mr. Richard Hecklinger, Deputy-Secretary General, OECD, at the Global Forum on International Investment held in Johannesburg on 17-18 November 2003.
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The White Paper sets out recommendations for corporate governance reform in Latin America on taking voting rights seriously; treating shareholders fairly during changes in corporate control and de-listings; insuring the integrity of financial reporting and improving disclosure; developing effective boards of directors; improving the quality, effectiveness and predictability of the legal and regulatory framework; and continuing
The Third Forum for Asian Insolvency Reform (FAIR) took place in Seoul, Korea on 10-11 November 2003. Discussions focused on maximising the value of non-performing assets.
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This booklet brings together the results of work conducted in 2003 by the OECD on the issue of public sector transparency in international investment policy. This is part of a broader initiative to promote the role of international investment in economic development and to contribute to the implementation of the Monterrey Consensus and to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Parts of this booklet are taken from
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This study by OECD and EIRIS presents internationally comparable information on an important trend in international business: the development and adoption of advanced environmental management practices.