Paris, 23 October 2019: The Roundtable on Investment and Sustainable Development will launch the FDI Qualities Indicators, the outcome of phase 1 of a project to provide decision-makers with an actionable instrument to gauge the contribution of investment to sustainable development -- and discuss the conditions needed to maximise the contribution of private investment to achieving the 2030 Agenda and climate change objectives.
1-2 October 2019 - The inaugural forum of the Trust in Business initiative will convene senior decision-makers from corporates and governments, academics and other stakeholders to lay the foundation of this multi-year initiative, scope activities and commit to collaborative actions that strengthen trust in the business ecosystem and promote a level playing field.
12-13 September 2019 - The 2nd OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum will address the benefits and risks of blockchain for our economies and societies, identify good policy and regulatory approaches, and investigate uses in specific policy areas.
This high-level seminar, co-organised with Japan as 2019 G20 Presidency, will bring together senior policy officials and academics to discuss current issues linked to global financial integration and the role that international frameworks can play to maximise benefits and minimise drawbacks.
The Secretary-General will deliver remarks at the Western Balkans Berlin Process Summit. He will attend and open the Poland-OECD High-level Conference on The Western Balkans in Global Markets: New Opportunities for Trade and Investment.
Paris, 22 October 2019: This workshop will bring together heads of IPAs, senior investment promotion practitioners and policy makers from OECD and partner countries will meet in Paris on 22 October 2019 for the fourth Meeting of the OECD IPA Network to share their experiences and discuss good practices on investment promotion and facilitation.
23-26 April 2019 - This annual, multi-stakeholder forum provides the opportunity to review and discuss compliance and implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance, the ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism and other initiatives to enable responsible mineral supply chains.
This Roundtable aims to foster a comparative policy discussion of various business integrity initiatives, ranging from government policies – such as strong corporate liability and governance frameworks, high-level reporting mechanisms, and positive incentives for promoting anti-corruption compliance – to business-led collective actions and other private-sector anti-corruption and integrity initiatives.
Paris, 11 March 2019 - Calls for a level playing field are a growing challenge for trade and investment treaty policy makers. Debates at the 5th annual OECD Investment Treaty Conference will focus on how level playing field concerns interact with investment policy.
7 March 2019, Paris - The OECD is committed to promoting gender equality as a strong driver of economic development, inclusivity and socio-economic participation. On the occasion of International Women’s day, the OECD annual conference on gender equality for business will welcome senior decision-makers from the public and corporate worlds, experts, academics and stakeholders.