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Organised in Paris on 27-28 March 2008, this event focused on best practice in promoting investment for development. The relationship between investment and development was a key theme during the 2007 G-8 Summit, which called upon “UNCTAD and the OECD to jointly engage industrialised countries, emerging economies and developing countries in the development of best practices for creating an institutional environment conducive to
In his remarks, Mr Gurría spoke of the work undertaken by the OECD and UNCTAD with developing countries aiming to define a shared understanding of healthy investment climates. The Secretary-General underlined that investment expands the economy’s productive capacity, drives job creation and economic growth, promotes innovation and trade, and ensures essential infrastructure.
¿Cuáles son los costes y las ventajas de las migraciones para los países en desarrollo? ¿Cómo se puede mejorar la organización de estos flujos? Esta publicación intenta aportar respuestas a estas preguntas, basándose en lo que sabemos sobre los efectos de las migraciones en el desarrollo.
In his speech delivered at the China Development Forum, Mr Gurria described the growing OECD collaboration with China, highlighting the benefits for China, the Organisation and for the world economy as a whole.
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A short overview meant for trainers and hosts of the OECD DAC training courses "Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding" (CPPB) and "Security Sector Reform and Governance" (SSRG). It provides guidance for trainers and administrators who are responsible for preparing and delivering these courses. &
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This guide is target towards trainers of the OECD DAC training courses " Conflict, Prevention and Peacebuilding" and "Security System Reform and Governance". It provides guidance for trainers and administrators who are responsible for preparing and delivering these courses.
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A workbook for participants of the OECD DAC training courses " Conflict, Prevention and Peacebuilding" and "Security System Reform and Governance". It provides guidance to headquarters staff or field personnel working on Security System Reform.
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Investment Newsletter, No. 6 puts the spotlight on China's outward foreign direct investment (FDI), as well as reporting on recent developments in foreign direct investment in OECD countries. It also reviews the effect of taxation on FDI, efforts to mobilise private investment in Africa's water infrastructure, and examines services trade and FDI in regional trade agreements.
Family-friendly workplace practices and attention to gender equity in hiring and management help to improve productivity and economic performance, OECD studies show.