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Organised in Paris on 26-27 June 2008, this symposium discussed a report outlining China’s recent progress in encouraging responsible business conduct, examined remaining challenges and offered proposals for advancing work in this area.
The DAC invites France to pursue its efforts undertaken since 2004 to enhance the impact of its aid and the efficiency of its system, and to plan for the resources that will be needed to honour the European commitment of achieving 0.51% of GNI by 2010 and 0.7% by 2015.
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Investment Newsletter No.7 focuses on recent developments in foreign direct investment (FDI) in OECD countries. FDI outflows from OECD countries in 2007 leapt to a record USD 1.82 trillion from USD 1.2 trillion in 2006 but are projected to fall sharply in 2008.
On the occasion of the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris on 4-5 June 2008, Ministers adopted the OECD Declaration<SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-SIZ
OECD Minsters Reaffirm Their Commitment to Policy Coherence for Development
The Partnership for Democratic Governance (PDG) is a new multilateral initiative designed to assist developing countries, wherever capacity is limited, to improve governance, strengthen capacity and accountability and effectively deliver essential services such as efficient customs, judicial and tax services.
Founded and established by countries and international and regional institutions from around the world, the PDG’s founding
Statement by Mr. Eckhard DEUTSCHER, Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee, to the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting - session 4: the Economics of Climate Change
According to the OECD Secretary-General, the current international food crisis is a global challenge and agricultural commodity prices should remain high and grow more volatile in the next decade.
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This publication provides an understanding of the mutual influence of state fragility and service delivery. It offers guidance to donors wishing to strengthen service provision and governance issues.
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Adapting to change is vital for success in the modern global economy, for individuals, companies, industries and regions. New technologies breed new industries, and freer trade leads to new markets as well as global competition. “Structural adjustment” or adaptation to structural change is necessary for economies to reap the benefits of new technologies and emerging market opportunities. But such structural change can create losers as