DeFiNe Development Finance Network (DeFiNe) DeFiNe in the Global Forum on Development 2009
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Summary Report DevCom Workshop on MDGs and Crisis Warsaw 2009
The objective of the workshop is to discuss migration issues in Central America, focusing on themes which have received only limited attention so far, namely the governance of migration and the links between migration and labour markets.
The well attended meeting, including developing countries, focused on two issues: how to address the development challenges coherently and how to develop tools to measure progress in coherent policies.
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Government officials from ASEAN countries and investment experts gathered to discuss on various efforts to create a more attractive investment climate in Southeast Asia at the Forum. OECD’s investment instruments and peer review methods were presented and well received by participants as they can help advance their own agenda of investment policy reforms. The Forum took place in Bangkok, Thailand on 27-28 April 2009.
At the G20 summit in London on 2 April, governments pledged to do all they can to restore confidence, growth and jobs; repair and strengthen the financial system; promote global trade and investment and reject protectionism; and build an inclusive, green and sustainable recovery for all. The OECD worked behind the scenes with G20 governments and other international organisations to help achieve this successful outcome and further our
The conference will be based on presentations of available data on migration trends of the various regions of origin underlining the specificities of the PCD issues. It will provide a political space for exchange of views and experiences on topics related to migration policies and their development dimension in migrants' countries of origin. Debates among parliamentarians will be introduced by High Level keynote speakers and experts.
The high-level meeting discussed investment policy reform to explore measures to implement concrete plans for sustainably improving African countries’ investment climates. The expert roundtable on investment in transport infrastructure and regional integration drew on experience sharing and best practice to identify the factors that are holding investment back in African countries’ transport sector.