Organised in Paris on 27-28 March 2008, this event focused on best practice in promoting investment for development. The relationship between investment and development was a key theme during the 2007 G-8 Summit, which called upon “UNCTAD and the OECD to jointly engage industrialised countries, emerging economies and developing countries in the development of best practices for creating an institutional environment conducive to
In his remarks, Mr Gurría spoke of the work undertaken by the OECD and UNCTAD with developing countries aiming to define a shared understanding of healthy investment climates. The Secretary-General underlined that investment expands the economy’s productive capacity, drives job creation and economic growth, promotes innovation and trade, and ensures essential infrastructure.
In his speech delivered at the China Development Forum, Mr Gurria described the growing OECD collaboration with China, highlighting the benefits for China, the Organisation and for the world economy as a whole.
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Investment Newsletter, No. 6 puts the spotlight on China's outward foreign direct investment (FDI), as well as reporting on recent developments in foreign direct investment in OECD countries. It also reviews the effect of taxation on FDI, efforts to mobilise private investment in Africa's water infrastructure, and examines services trade and FDI in regional trade agreements.
Les études de l'OCDE montrent que des pratiques favorables à la famille dans l'entreprise et la prise en compte de l'égalité homme femme au stade du recrutement et dans la gestion contribuent à améliorer la productivité et les performances économiques.
This working draft develops guidance on conducting effective evaluations of conflict prevention and peacebuilding work.
Quels avantages retirerait d'Internet le monde en développement ? Une séance de questions-réponses à ce sujet organisée en direct sur Internet aura lieu entre 14h00 et 16h00, heure de Paris (soit entre 13h00 et 15h00 GMT) jeudi 21 février 2008.
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Participants List DevCom Meeting 6 February 2009
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Summary Report DevCom Meeting 6 February 2009