The OECD Policy Dialogue on Aid for Trade took place on 16 & 17 January 2013. The dialogue welcomed high-level participants, including OECD Secretary General Gurria, WTO Director General Pascal Lamy and EU Commissioner for Trade Karel de Gucht. Consult the agenda at www.oecd.org/dac/aidfortrade/aidfortradepolicydialogue2013.htm
The set of principles for effective aid is rooted in continuous efforts to improve the delivery of aid, marked by three notable events: the High Level Fora on Aid Effectiveness in Rome, Paris and Accra in 2003, 2005 and 2008, respectively.
The 2012 Meeting of the National Focal Points for Policy Coherence for Development takes place on 7 November. It will focus on new narratives in the global economy.
The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation is an inclusive forum bringing together a wide range of countries and organisations from around the world that are committed to ensuring that development co-operation is effective and supports the achievement of results.
Seminar organised by the OECD Development Centre, the Policy Dialogue on “Regional Development in Emerging and Developing Economies: Challenges and Policy Options”
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Agenda: Regional development in emerging and developing economies: challenges and policy options
This year's Global Forum had two main aims: shaping the new OECD Strategy on Development and identifying priorities and best practices in making public expenditure more effective and efficient for development.
Participants in this multi-stakeholder meeting were updated on the findings from interim progress reports on the implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance's supplement on Tin, Tantalum and Tungsten.
This forum provided the first opportunity to introduce the finalised Gold Supplement to the OECD Due Diligence Guidance, and discuss how best to implement it and tackle the unique challenges for carrying out due diligence on gold.
This Forum provided a regional platform for participating countries to showcase their current reforms, and increase the subregion's visibility to international investors.