Speeches / Presentations


  • 24-October-2002

    English, , 766kb

    Ukraine: A Miracle in waiting?

    This article, by Mehmet Ögütçü and Jaroslav Kinach, was published in the October 2002 edition of the OECD Observer.

  • 18-October-2002

    English, , 236kb

    Corporate governance and responsibility: Foundations of market integrity - OECD Observer Article by William Witherell

    Good governance goes beyond common sense. It is a key part of the contract that underpins economic growth in a market economy. The OECD Principles of Corporate Governance and Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are two essential instruments for ensuring that this contract is honoured.

  • 23-July-2002

    English, , 54kb

    Attracting foreign direct investment for Russia's modernization: Battling against the odds

    This speech was made by Mr Mehmet Ögütçü at an OECD-Russia Investment Roundtable which was held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on 19 June 2002.

  • 7-February-2002

    English, , 89kb

    Moving toward healthier governance in host countries - The contribution of extractive industries

    This document served as a background paper for a presentation by Kathryn Gordon which was made at the OECD Conference on Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment -- Lessons to be learned from the Mining Sector which was held in Paris on 7-8 February 2002.

  • 15-January-2002

    English, , 25kb

    Making globalisation work for everyone -- the contribution of business

    15 January 2002. At a preparatory meeting for the "Financing for Development" conference, Kathryn Gordon of the OECD spoke about the role of business and corporate responsibility in relation to development.

  • 13-December-2001

    English, , 63kb

    Korea in the OECD: Realising the Promise

    Seoul, 13-14 December 2001. Second Korea-OECD Conference on "Korea's Five Years in the OECD: Finding a New Path". Keynote speech by Dr. William Witherell, Director, Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD.

  • 19-June-2001

    English, , 42kb

    OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Statement by Mr Seiichi Kondo

    This statement was made by Mr Seiichi Kondo, Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD, on the occasion of the MEDEF Symposium on the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises held in Paris on 19 June 2001.

  • 27-June-2000

    English, , 104kb

    OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Statements made on the adoption of the Review 2000

    This document reproduces the text of some of the declarations made concerning the Review of OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises on the occasion of the OECD Council meeting at Ministerial level on 26-27 June 2000.

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