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The objective of this paper is to raise awareness among donors and partner countries of the potential contribution of trade to economic growth and development, the challenges of realising that potential, and the role of aid for trade in addressing those challenges.
All countries need to trade, with their neighbours and globally, to sustain long-term economic growth. Some low-income countries lack the instutitions, infrastructure to benefit from open markets and lift their people out of poverty.
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Summary Report DevCom Workshop on MDGs and Crisis Warsaw 2009
How effective is aid at helping countries meet their own development objectives? Some of the answers can be found in this survey report which presents the results from the second, follow-up survey on monitoring the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.
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Investment Newsletter No.10 focuses on the collapse of international investment flows in 2009, how the economic crisis has sharpened governments' focus on international investment policy, challenges for China's outward FDI as it continues to expand and a new risk mitigation facility for investment in Africa.
In his introductory remarks at the Paris Conference for Long-Term Value & Economic Stability, Angel Gurría talks about the importance of long-term investments and their capacity to help to bring back confidence and to achieve long-term sustainable development throughout the world
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The objective of the workshop is to discuss migration issues in Central America, focusing on themes which have received only limited attention so far, namely the governance of migration and the links between migration and labour markets.