Paris, 01 April 2009
The More about the OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme and governments from the South Caucasus and Ukraine (SCU) launched a regional initiative to increase competitiveness and attract investment. The launch took place at a Ministerial meeting at the OECD Paris headquarters on 1 April 2009.
From left to right: Representing SCU co-chair Poland, Pawel Wojciechowski, Polish Deputy Foreign Minister, and Jan Woroniecki, Polish Ambassador to the OECD. Representing the Czech Republic as holder of the current EU Presidency, Milan Hovorka, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Not pictured: Representatives from SCU co-chair Sweden.
This initiative has the following objectives:
OECD tools will help to identify and remove barriers in such important policy areas as investment climate policy and promotion, business finance and human capital formation.