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Depsite significant progress in some areas of the MDGs, ongoing gender inequality continues to hamper momentum on all the goals, not just MDG 3. MDG 3 fails to capture the full range of gender inequalities, and the gender dimensions in several other MDG targets have not been recognised.
Key players in the supply chain of tin-tantalum-tungsten and gold, government representatives and international and civil society organisations met to finalise the due diligence guidance on responsible supply chain management of conflict minerals.
Ce Manuel a pour objet d’établir un cadre pour tous les examens par les pairs. Il fournit une liste des questions à étudier en priorité dans chacun des chapitres habituels du rapport d'examen.
Discussions at this meeting focused on investment policy issues in Latin America from a Latin American perspective, taking into account the social and economic development needs and objectives of the region.
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Speech given on the occasion of the Belgian EU / WEU Presidency High-Level Conference on EU-Africa: Partnership for Development and Security.
On 13-15 September 2010, the Perspectives on Global Development 2010 Shifting Wealth report was launched in North America at the United Nations, the United States State Department, and the Organizatio
Absent a major push in the next five years, we will fail to meet our commitment to the world’s poorest, according to Angel Gurría. He added that raising inequality will not jeopardise future growth and prosperity only in the developing world, it will threaten the global economy as a whole.
Attending the UN summit on the Millenium Development Goals, Angel Gurría highlighted four priority issues for Africa: we need to complement Africa’s efforts in domestic resource mobilisation by an effective international action to tackle tax havens, illicit financial flows, bribery and corruption. We also need to re-double our efforts to drive forward multilateral trade liberalisation. We must direct aid to where the need is greatest
OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría encourages all countries to meet their commitments to the world’s poorest by achieving the MDGs by 2015.
Equitable and efficient tax systems and administrations have an important role to play in securing domestic funding for development, according to Angel Gurría. He added that African policy makers need to reform tax systems and generate revenues, to complement external sources of financing, such as official development assistance, remittances and foreign direct investment.