This consultation with Professor John Ruggie discussed the potential role of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in the operationalisation of the UN “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework.
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Is the social contract in Latin America broken? This paper analyses empirically the relationship between fiscal policy, social mobility and democratic consolidation in Latin America and the Caribbean, using the 2007 and 2008 rounds of the regional Latinobarómetro survey.
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Germany's Evaluation Profile
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Depsite significant progress in some areas of the MDGs, ongoing gender inequality continues to hamper momentum on all the goals, not just MDG 3. MDG 3 fails to capture the full range of gender inequalities, and the gender dimensions in several other MDG targets have not been recognised.
Key players in the supply chain of tin-tantalum-tungsten and gold, government representatives and international and civil society organisations met to finalise the due diligence guidance on responsible supply chain management of conflict minerals.
The Guide aims to provide a conceptual framework for all Peer Reviews, providing priority questions for each of the standard sections of the review, as well as a framework for general or theme-specific learning across several reviews.
Discussions at this meeting focused on investment policy issues in Latin America from a Latin American perspective, taking into account the social and economic development needs and objectives of the region.
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Speech given on the occasion of the Belgian EU / WEU Presidency High-Level Conference on EU-Africa: Partnership for Development and Security.
On 13-15 September 2010, the Perspectives on Global Development 2010 Shifting Wealth report was launched in North America at the United Nations, the United States State Department, and the Organizatio
Absent a major push in the next five years, we will fail to meet our commitment to the world’s poorest, according to Angel Gurría. He added that raising inequality will not jeopardise future growth and prosperity only in the developing world, it will threaten the global economy as a whole.