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Organised in Paris on 5 December 2011, the 15th Roundtable discussed recent investment policy developments including discussions focused on investor-state dispute settlement.
This report finds that foreign investment in North Africa and the Middle East needs to diversify away from the oil and gas industries and be encouraged to focus on areas which have a greater impact on boosting jobs.
L’investissement étranger en Afrique du Nord et au Moyen-Orient ne doit plus se cantonner aux secteurs du pétrole et du gaz afin de se diversifier, et doit être encouragé à s’orienter vers des domaines où il est susceptible de stimuler davantage l’emploi.
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This report covers investment measures taken between 16 February and 31 October 2011. Information presented in this report has also been used for two joint reports by WTO, OECD and UNCTAD, released on 24 May and 25 October 2011, respectively, in response to the G20 Leaders' request of 2 April 2009 for quarterly public reporting on their adherence to their trade and investment policy commitments.
Afin d'aider les gouvernements et leurs partenaires à évaluer et gérer les implications de la participation d'acteurs privés au financement, au développement et à la gestion des infrastructures en eau et en assainissement, l'OCDE à développé une série de recommandations pratiques. Ce Guide de l'OCDE pour l'action publique constitue un catalogue cohérent d'orientations à l'intention des pouvoirs publics.
The multi-stakeholder meeting provided a forum for discussion on how best to implement the OECD-UN due diligence recommendations in the tin, tantalum and tungsten supply chain.
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Prepared by the OECD for the G20, this study describes the main features of whistleblower protection frameworks currently in place in G20 countries and provides guiding principles and best practices to support the implementation of the G20 commitment to strengthen the protection of whistleblowers.
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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points (NCP) which was held in June 2011. This report reviews NCP activities as well as other implementation activities undertaken by adhering governments over the June 2010 - June 2011 period.
This second meeting of the OECD-hosted working group on gold presented the revised Supplement on Gold and sought feedback and agreed on next steps.
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The dramatic increase in international capital flows, despite a temporary contraction during the global crisis, has motivated policy discussions on the associated benefits and costs of capital mobility. While international capital movements can support long-term growth, they also pose short-term policy challenges, including those associated with undesirable consequences of exchange-rate appreciation, financial and asset-price cycles