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The 2011 OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are far reaching recommendations for responsible business conduct that 42 adhering governments encourage their enterprises to observe wherever they operate.
Most G20 governments have put in place new restrictive trade measures over the past six months but have on the whole honoured their pledge to keep international investment open in the wake of the crisis.
This ICGLR-OECD-UN meeting focused on implementation of the OECD-UN due diligence recommendations for responsible mineral supply chains.
Harnessing Freedom of Investment for Green Growth addresses how the international investment policy community can help countries achieve green growth.
The working group meeting on due diligence in the gold supply chain discussed specific due diligence recommendations tailored to the various actors in the gold supply chain.
This meeting explored ways to accelerate existing reforms for the improvement of the investment climate in Africa. It also identified key challenges and conditions for increased investment in sectors crucial to reinforcing Africa's productive capacities.
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This report covers investment measures taken between 16 September 2010 and 15 February 2011. Information presented in this report has also been used for two joint reports by WTO, OECD and UNCTAD, released on 14 June and 4 November 2010, respectively, in response to the G20 Leaders' request of 2 April 2009 for quarterly public reporting on their adherence to their trade and investment policy commitments.
Many African countries are attractive destinations for agricultural investment. African governments are working to strengthen their capacities to design policies that will enhance the development returns of more and better investment in agriculture.
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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.
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This article focuses on Indonesia’s progress in improving its policy framework for investment and asks what more can be done to attract high quality investment into the country. It is part of the Investment Insights series.