This roundtable looked at how investment policies can contribute to the recovery from the global crisis and improve the development prospects across Asia. It will also consider how the G20 Seoul Development Consensus for Shared Growth can promote private sector involvement and innovation.
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Organised in Paris on 22 March 2011, the 14th Roundtable discussed recent investment policy developments including discussions focused on investment law and policy, green growth, the interaction between international investment law and international environmental law.
Participants shared their perspectives on emerging issues in international investment agreesments and investment disputes at this symposium in Paris on 14 December.
Discussions at this special consultation focussed on human rights, employment and labour, due diligence, supply chains and procedural provisions, including those relating to the functioning of National Contact Points.
The meeting brought together high-level policymakers from OECD and non OECD countries to debate policy successes and failures, identify best practices, promote co-operation and design a roadmap in the area of SME and entrepreneurship policy.
This launch event presented preliminary findings from an OECD report on sector competitiveness in Kazakhstan which suggest that Kazakhstan has a strong competitiveness and FDI potential in key non-energy sectors such as agri-business, fertilizers, logistics, business services and information technology.
The UN-OECD-NEPAD have joined forces to improve international and regional co-operation for growth and development in Africa. This partnership and the first results of their joint work were launched at a public briefing at UN Headquarters in New York on 11 October 2010.
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Organised in Paris on 5 October 2010, discussions at this roundtable focused on recent investment policy developments in Canada and South Korea, country responses to Argentina’s position on payment of ICSID arbitral debt, recent annulments of awards under ICSID and green growth and international investment law.
This consultation with Professor John Ruggie discussed the potential role of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in the operationalisation of the UN “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework.
Key players in the supply chain of tin-tantalum-tungsten and gold, government representatives and international and civil society organisations met to finalise the due diligence guidance on responsible supply chain management of conflict minerals.