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This presentation by Donald J. Johnston, OECD Secretary-General, was made at APEC Investment Opportunities 2005: Towards Co-Prosperity Through Partnership held in Busan, Korea, on 16 November 2005.
Organised by the OECD in co-operation with APEC, this seminar took place on 14-15 November 2005 in Busan, Korea. Discussions focused on defining investment for development and how to encourage greater investment mobility.
OECD member governments actively seek to enhance the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), including in the context of development. They are committed to debating this issue with non-OECD countries, inter alia in the context of the OECD Bologna Process, and the Initiative on Investment for Development and its Policy Framework for Investment project. The present document is intended as a contribution by the Investment
This workshop, which took place in St Petersburg on 9-10 November 2005, addressed the role and responsibilities of the Russian regions in shaping the investment and business environment and considered business integrity and private-public interaction in the fight against corruption.
This Expert meeting, organised by the Statistics Directorate, provides a unique opportunity to take stock and assess progress made, to comment on proposals made, and to advise the Secretariat on its future focus and orientations with respect to the role more pertinent SBS/SME statistics and indicators can play in a global economy.
This conference, which took place from 25-27 October 2005 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, aimed to draw lessons from Brazil’s experience with improving the enabling environment for investment and sustainable growth. It also focused on strengthening developing country perspectives on the Policy Framework for Investment (PFI) and practitioners' input into its individual chapters.
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This working paper presents a fact finding study of the corporate responsibility policies and practices of emerging market companies.
Les accords internationaux sur l’investissement renforcent les efforts nationaux de libéralisation et améliore la sécurité juridique des investissements. Récemment, on a vu apparaître une « nouvelle génération » d’accords bilatéraux et régionaux sur l’investissement et se former une jurisprudence de plus en plus étoffée. La présente publication réunit quatre études réalisées à l’appui du programme de travail du Comité de
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This working paper provides background information on what multilateral instruments have influenced or supported the Multinational Enterprises Guidelines and more.