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Agenda: Regional development in emerging and developing economies: challenges and policy options
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The fourth edition of the International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean provided the opportunity to discuss how the region can engage reforms in favour of competitiveness, productivity and inclusive growth, and embrace the full potential of its newly acquired strength and stability.
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Growing together: Economic Integration for an Inclusive and Sustainable Asia-Pacific Century
Follow the International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean via streaming video and Twitter. The Forum is a yearly high-level event that brings together policy-makers, CEOs, and experts from Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe.
The International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean is a yearly high-level event that brings together policy-makers, CEOs, and experts from Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe to discuss the LAC-region’s economic performance and share solutions to its development challenges.
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.
Developing Asia is forecast to grow by 7.2% in 2011, 6.9% in 2012 and 7.3% in 2013. The greatest risk to Asia’s outlook is the continued uncertainty in Europe’s sovereign debt problems. Raising living standards and reducing poverty should be a priority in the years to come.
This Forum provided a regional platform for participating countries to showcase their current reforms, and increase the subregion's visibility to international investors.