The 2011 African Economic Outlook was launched at the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Lisbon, Portugal on 6 June, 2011.
Angel Gurría, Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen, World Bank Chief Economist Justin Yifu Lin and other experts will discuss ways to measure inequality, create jobs, regulate labour, and ensure the gender equity and training necessary to give young people a chance to succeed.
"With the OECD Strategy for Development, we will take stock of the formidable arsenal of OECD’s broader public policy experience, and assess how it can be useful in a development context", declared Angel Gurría in his welcome Address to the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE).
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Investment Newsletter No.15 focuses on an ambitious multilateral agenda for responsible business conduct.
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This framework paper aims to articulate OECD’s broader approach to development.
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This report entitled “Better Policies for Development - Report on the Devgoals exercise” provides the general findings and recommendations from the DevGoals exercise to consider for the preparation of an OECD Strategy for Development.
Development outcomes and key documents at the 2011 Ministerial Meeting
Our 50th anniversary provides us with an historical opportunity to launch a new approach to development across the Organisation. We will be working to develop a full fledged strategy on development, engaging more closely with emerging and developing countries to help us understand better their diverse realities, said OECD Secretary-General.
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This report examines the way in which wider policy tools can be used to support our common development objectives, also referred to as “Policy Coherence for Development”. It covers 19 development policy topics, together spanning virtually and horizontally the whole of OECD’s work.
Most G20 governments have put in place new restrictive trade measures over the past six months but have on the whole honoured their pledge to keep international investment open in the wake of the crisis.