16 June 2004, Paris, France. In conjunction with the 2004 Annual Meeting, National Contact Points held a Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility which focused on encouraging the positive contribution of business to environment through the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
Senior officials from the Russian Federation and from OECD countries met in Paris on 14 June 2004 to discuss recommendations designed to boost foreign direct investment in Russia.
The Istanbul Ministerial Declaration on Fostering the Growth of Innovative and Internationally Competitive SMEs
OECD presentation of identified key issues, Special Workshop on "SME Statistics: Towards a More Systematic Statistical Measurement of SME Behaviour", 2nd OECD Conference of Ministers responsible for SMEs, Istanbul, 3-5 June 2004
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2nd OECD Conference of Ministers responsible for SMEs - Executive Summary of Background Reports - Spanish translation
Documentation for the 2nd OECD Conference of Ministers responsible for SMEs: "Promoting Entrepreneursip and Innovative SMEs in a Global Economy - Towards a More Responsible and Inclusive Globalisation" (Istanbul, 3-5 June 2004)
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SMEs play a particularly important role in the Turkish economy. The government authorities have for many years carried out a variety of programmes to support them. The design and implementation of such programmes have received increasing attention since Turkey joined the Customs Union with the EU.
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2nd OECD Conference of Ministers responsible for SMEs: Executive Summary of the Background Reports - German translation
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This handbook presents two educational instruments specifically aimed at SMEs for resolving e-commerce disputes online (business-to-consumer and business-to-business), alternative dispute resolution (ADR) being an issue of growing interest to SMEs.
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This publication provides executive summaries of the background reports for the 2nd OECD Conference of Ministers responsible for SMEs, on the theme of "Promoting Entrepreneurship and Innovative SMEs in a Global Economy: Towards a More Responsible and Inclusive Globalisation"