The Development Week, organised by the Development Centre, convenes at OECD a series of strategic meetings that offer an inclusive setting and opportunity for policy dialogue and knowledge sharing among a large set of development stakeholders, including member countries of the Development Centre, high-level policy makers, representatives of the private sector, investors, civil society organisations, foundations and think tanks.
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This paper responds to the G20’s request to analyse existing policy indicators on the enabling environment for infrastructure investment in developing countries (G20 DWG - Infrastructure 2015 - Action 1 - Policy Indicators). This paper takes stock of existing indicators and also points to recurrent issues affecting the mobilisation of greater investment in infrastructure.
Three high-level OECD Development Centre events taking place on the sidelines of the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
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Keynote Address of H.E Fatima Haram Acyl at the Fourth Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-Based Development
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Framework on Public-Private Collaboration for Shared Resource-based Value Creation
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have such scale and complexity that they require governments to strengthen co-operation with a broad range of development actors. Foundations, among others, may play a role both in financing development as well as in designing and implementing innovative projects.
Governments and extractive firms are increasingly looking at how natural resources can generate benefits for their economies and societies as a whole. In Zambia, for every 10 direct mining jobs, approximately seven are created in first-tier mining suppliers. In turn, the incomes generated in mining and supplier industries stimulate non-mining industries. However, generating positive economic spinoffs from extractives is not always easy.
A multi-stakeholder Drafting Committee was set up in January 2015 with the task to produce an advanced draft of the Operational Framework on Public-Private Collaboration for Shared Resource-based Value Creation.
The inclusion of social norms throughout the proposed SDG5 targets represents a promising point for change and leverage within the new development framework, recognizing the impact on gender equality and development
The Kick-off Meeting for the EU Social Protection Systems Programme will bring together key stakeholders and partners for a discussion on how best to support countries in the development and reform of national social protection systems.