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  • 5-October-2015

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    OECD tax work with developing countries: Boosting the partnership and increasing the benefits

    Tax avoidance via the legal use of international tax loopholes has eroded government revenue and undermined the fairness and integrity of national tax systems. To help countries re-establish their tax sovereignty, the OECD has been working with the G20 and dozens of developing countries. The OECD has also developed a new standard to improve tax transparency across the globe.

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  • 1-October-2015

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    Better Policies for Development 2015

    This report introduces the concept of Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development (PCSD), along with a proposal for monitoring coherence. It also applies a policy coherence lens to green growth, as one of the priority areas for policy coherence identified in the OECD Strategy on Development.

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  • 28-September-2015

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    Development Centre Newsletter - September 2015

    In the quest for sustainable development: A new rural development paradigm for reaching the SDGs / Roundtable on optimising philanthropy’s potential to fast-track the SDGs/ Africa Forum 2015 - leaders call for renewed momentum

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  • 28-September-2015

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    Development Centre Newsletter - October 2015

    Understanding Peru’s development bottlenecks / Measuring well-being and benchmarking its progress over time/ Let’s talk about the SDGs!

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  • 28-September-2015

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    OECD Development Week 2015

    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.

  • 26-September-2015

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    OECD’s Gurría urges countries to act on UN Sustainable Development Goals

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría today called on all countries to fully engage with the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and said advanced and emerging economies had a particular responsibility to translate the global goals into national policy and to support developing countries in doing the same.

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  • 18-September-2015

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    Corporate Governance of Company Groups in Latin America

    This report provides an overview of frameworks and experience in Latin America and internationally in dealing with the challenges associated with corporate governance of company groups. It describes their economic rationale, benefits and relevance in Latin America, and how they are defined, overseen and regulated. It also delves into some of the risks and more specific challenges involved in ensuring protection of minority shareholder rights and managing or minimising conflicts of interest within groups. It notes the rising importance of Latin American-based multinational company groups. Finally, it reviews existing international and regional guidance on corporate governance of company groups before assessing the more specific policy options and challenges in the region, and describing the conclusions reached by the Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable and Task Force on Company Groups based on this report’s findings. Country-specific chapters provide more specific descriptions of the frameworks in place for corporate governance of company groups in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

  • 15-September-2015

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    Call for Comments: Maximising development outcomes from natural resources through public-private collaboration

    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.

  • 14-September-2015

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    Advanced Draft Operational Framework on Public-Private Collaboration for Shared Resource-based Value Creation

    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.

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  • 7-September-2015

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    Policy Framework for Investment - Pocket Edition 2015

    The Policy Framework for Investment (PFI) is a comprehensive and systematic tool for improving investment conditions. The pocket edition of the PFI contains the full text of the 2015 update minus the supplemental questions and reference lists. Find the integral text and other tools online at www.oecd.org/investment/pfi.htm

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