Governments in the Middle East and North Africa increasingly recognise that gender equality - encouraging the talents, skills, education and productivity of all their citizens, including women - will make their countries stronger.
Les Principes directeurs sont soutenus par un mécanisme de mise en oeuvre unique, les Points de contact nationaux (PCN), qui aident les entreprises et leurs actionnaires à prendre des mesures appropriées afin de promouvoir les objectifs des Principes directeurs. Ils fournissent une plateforme de médiation et de conciliation pour résoudre les questions pratiques qui peuvent se présenter avec la mise en œuvre des Principes directeurs.
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A new report reviews the factors influencing entrepreneurship among immigrants and how different migration policies may help or hinder.
On 16 April 2010, Peru’s Minister of Economy and Finance Mercedes Araoz officially launched Peru´s National Contact Point which is located in Peru's Private Investment Promotion Agency (ProInversíon).
The 2010 Investment Reform Index for South-East Europe provides an independent and rigorous assessment of investment-related policy settings and reform against international good practice.
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This report covers investment measures taken between 1 September 2009 and 14 February 2010. Information presented in this report has also been used for a joint report by WTO, OECD and UNCTAD, released on 8 March 2010, in response to the G20 Leaders' request for public reporting on their adherence to their trade and investment policy commitments.
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Organised in Paris on 26 March 2010, discussions at this roundtable focused on a review of recent investment policy developments in participating countries, the identification of investors and responsible investment in agriculture.
Statistics Working Paper N. 30 - 2010/1 - Firm-level micro-data have become increasingly important in OECD activities not only for econometric analysis that captures heterogeneity across enterprises but also in order to conduct different and more detailed types of data aggregation (e.g. by geographical unit, firm size, industry). This paper describes the development of the OECD ORBIS micro database. This database includes more than
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Investment Newsletter No.12 focuses on global investment activity, including latest figures for China and India, renewed calls to G20 to resist protectionism, capital controls and the OECD Codes of Liberalisation, business and the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the investment policy review of India.
This paper reviews evidence of the relationship between innovation and entrepreneurship. It then turns to understanding the consequences of market cycles and the economic crisis and discusses implications for programmes to encourage financing for entrepreneurs and venture capital.