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This year’s peer review of Canada’s development co-operation programme highlights Canada’s renewed commitment to Africa; a promising approach toward fragile states, such as Haiti and Afghanistan; initiatives to make Canadian aid more effective, focusing on accountability and explaining results to the Canadian public and parliament; and strong commitment to good humanitarian donorship (GHD). Canada still faces some challenges,
Policy Coherence for Development 2009 will cover as a main theme Employment and Social Protection. The project’s aim is to assemble new empirical insights and analyse policies regarding labour markets, vulnerability and social insurance, focusing in particularly on informal employment.
Spanish, , 616kb
Principios para el compromiso internacional en Estados frágiles y en situaciones de fragilidad
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OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurrìa outlines his views on current challenges facing the international investment policy community in the introductory chapter of the 2007 edition of International Investment Perspectives.
In July 2007, Egypt became the 40th country to adhere to the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises. The adherents to the Declaration commit to providing national treatment to foreign investors and promoting responsible international business conduct. During this process, Egypt undertook a thorough review by OECD members of its international investment policies using the Policy Framework for
Migration can benefit all parties involved: migrant-sending countries, migrant-receiving countries and the migrants themselves. Find out more in Gaining from Migration: Towards a New Mobility System.
Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Infrastructure (Japanese translation)
Conventional wisdom suggests that "brain drain" from poor to rich countries threatens development. However, developing countries could even benefit from high-skill migration.
Jointly organised by the OECD and China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), this seminar on took place on 9 September 2007, in Xiamen, China, on the occasion of the 11th China International Fair for Investment and Trade.
Arabic, , 573kb
This Glossary of Key Terms in Evaluation and Results Based Management was developed by the members of the DAC Evaluation Network in order to clarify concepts and to reduce confusion in development evaluation.