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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points which was held on 20-21 June 2006. It will form part of the forthcoming publication "Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: 2006 Edition".
This annual report reviews recent developments in international direct investment, includes recent statistics and highlights policy responses that will help countries reap the full benefits of investment. This edition's special focus is on legal and policy issues arising from international investment agreements.
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This brochure gives an overview of the OECD’s multidisciplinary approach to fighting corruption and highlights the fundamental legal instruments, reports, guidelines and various publications on the matter.
The eighth Asian Corporate Governance Roundtable took place in Bangkok, Thailand, on 14-15 September 2006. Discussions focused on implementation and enforcement of corporate governance rules, a boardroom guide to the OECD Principles on Corporate Governance and independent non-executive directors.
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Private investment is essential for ensuring economic growth, sustainable development and poverty reduction. It increases the productive capacity of an economy, drives job creation, brings innovation and new technologies, and boosts income growth. But the amount of private investment, particularly in African and developing economies, falls short of development needs. And the benefits of investment in emerging and transition economies
The meeting on Corporate Governance Developments in Thailand took place at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel, in Bangkok, Thailand, on 13 September 2006.
Organised by the Government of Japan and the OECD Tokyo Centre, in co-operation with APEC, this seminar provided an opportunity for APEC economies to discuss the Policy Framework for Investment and its relevance for the Busan Business Agenda.
The High Level Advisory Board of the OECD International Network on Financial Management of Large-Scale Catastrophes held its inaugural meeting on 8 September 2006 at the OECD Headquarters in Paris.
The objective of the Policy Framework for Investment is to mobilise private investment that supports steady economic growth and sustainable development. This Review of Good Practices in OECD and non-OECD economies is published as a companion volume to the Framework and provides analytical background material
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Follow-up Report on the Implementation by Luxembourg of the Phase 2 Recommendations on the Application of the OECD Convention and the 1997 Recommendation on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.