The OECD has a long history supporting countries and works bilaterally with Southeast Asian countries, in applying normative guidance and evidence-based analysis towards better regulation. Support involves a unique blend of approaches that combines technical knowledge with practical experiences from OECD countries and access to senior government officials through the OECD Regulatory Policy Committee.
Co-operation between the OECD and countries can come in variety of forms, including in:
Areas of application include: regulatory strategy and oversight, good regulatory practices – regulatory impact assessments (RIA), stakeholder engagement and evaluations) – regulatory delivery, international regulatory cooperation, regulating in the age of emerging technologies, and the application of behavioural insights. Read more about the overall work of the OECD in regulatory policy here.
Review of regulatory policy in Thailand
The OECD is currently supporting the Office of the Council of State to implement reforms to establish a regulatory oversight body and improve their system of good regulatory practices in the Thai Government, enacted in accordance with the 2017 Constitution of Thailand.
The project has combined a series of targeted capacity building workshops to assist with implementation of the reforms and a diagnostic scan of the new system – presenting findings, assessment and recommendations for supporting the medium- to long-term evolution of the reform.
|*TBC* Regulatory Impact Assessment in the Philippines (Forthcoming) provides an assessment of the state of RIAs in the Philippines and a review of the new RIA requirements and oversight body.||Implementing Good Regulatory Practice in Malaysia (2015) examines Malaysia's early experience of implementing RIA to support evidence-based rule making.|
|Regulatory Policy in Indonesia (2012) focuses on the administrative and institutional arrangements in Indonesia for ensuring that regulations are effective and efficient.||Administrative Simplification in Viet Nam (2011) explores how Viet Nam can rapidly bring about the full potential their administrative simplification programme and introduce a range of regulatory instruments.|