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.
DevCom invites all development communication practitioners to contribute with short Think Pieces illustrating successful approaches and strategies in communicating results of development.
This technical workshop gathered experts to share knowledge and practical experience with existing green house gas emission measurement and reporting methodologies to explore ways to eliminate unnecessary cost and complexity.
The 2012 Meeting of the National Focal Points for Policy Coherence for Development took place on 9 February 2012. It focused on food security. It also considered institutional mechanisms for promoting PCD, and taking forward work on impact assessment and monitoring of PCD.
The OECD Development Centre is co-organising, with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, a panel discussion on "Empowering women through the transformation of discriminatory social institutions" at the 56th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.
Regional Seminar on “Narrowing development gaps in Southeast Asia: A policy dialogue on inclusive growth”.