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Chairman's summary of the 98th Session of the Council Working Party on Shipbuilding held on 18 and 19 December 2000.
Jointly organised by the OECD & APEC, at the invitation of the Greek Authorities, participants at this high-level international conference endorsed "The Athens Action Plan for Removing Barriers to SME Access to International Markets".
A number of OECD and non-member countries are taking or considering action to discourage foreign takeovers of enterprises judged sensitive. This Roundtable was held to solicit input from specially-invited practitioners and policy makers regarding the directions work in this area could take.
Held in Paris on 19 June 2006, the 2006 Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility focused on developing a proactive approach to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
How governments can help entrepreneurs get the funds to develop their business was the focus of a high-level international conference in Brasilia from 27 – 30 March 2006, organised jointly by the OECD and Brazil’s Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade.
This high-level Summit was jointly organised with the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade. It advanced the global SME and entrepreneurship agenda by bringing together the key stakeholders: SMEs, the financial community and policy makers.
This Symposium, organised jointly by ICSID, OECD and UNCTAD, enabled non-governmental actors to share their perspectives on emerging investment arbitration issues identified by governments and their international organisations; to explore and advance the agenda which developed and developing country parties to investment agreements have in common; and to consider ways for the three organisations and other interested institutions to
Taking place in Beijing, China, on 8-9 December 2005, this Symposium focused on specific aspects of policies towards cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
Organised by the OECD in co-operation with APEC, this seminar took place on 14-15 November 2005 in Busan, Korea. Discussions focused on defining investment for development and how to encourage greater investment mobility.
This workshop, which took place in St Petersburg on 9-10 November 2005, addressed the role and responsibilities of the Russian regions in shaping the investment and business environment and considered business integrity and private-public interaction in the fight against corruption.