Private sector development

OECD Southeast Asia Regional Forum, 25-26 March 2014

 

 

‌What is the context?                              

 

At the OECD 2013 Ministerial meeting, the OECD Council agreed to establish a comprehensive . The Programme aims to support the regional economic integration process and reform priorities in Southeast Asia. Building on existing structures, the Regional Programme will provide a platform for exchange of good practices and mutual learning between policy makers in Southeast Asia and OECD countries. 


The Regional Programme was launched at the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting in May 2014. Ahead of this launch the 2014 OECD Southeast Asia Regional Forum was an important opportunity to hear the perspectives from countries in the region on how the Regional Programme can be most useful to them. It addressed policy themes relevant for the ongoing regional integration process as well as the domestic reform agendas of SEA countries.


What was discussed?

The OECD Southeast Asia Regional Forum's discussions revolved around .

Individual sessions focused on: ; ; ; regulatory reform; ; knowledge-sharing; .

These discussions contribute to the objectives of the 2015 ASEAN Economic Community.                    

 
An Expert Seminar discussed key themes and priorities for the Southeast Asia Regional Programme. A private sector session elaborated recommendations to the Forum, and a Gender Initiative Brainstorming lunch discussed ways to strengthen women's role in the economy.

 


The main Forum day was structured around three high level panels.  Each panel drew upon the conclusions of the expert seminar sessions held the previous day as well as private sector input; a final session allowed stakeholders and partners to comment on the substance of the Programme. 

 

Follow the discussions 25-26 March!


 

 

Forum Agenda

Read the speech by the OECD's Secretary-General 

Sessions agendas: l l l Regulatory reform l Innovation l Knowledge-sharing

Presentations

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KEY PARTICIPANTS

Mr. Angel GURRÍA, Secretary-General, OECD

H.E. Dr. Muhammad Chatib BASRI, Minister of Finance, Indonesia

H.E. Dr. Nam VIYAKETH, Minister, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Lao PDR

H.E. Dr. Kantha Phavi ING, Minister, Ministry of Women's Affairs, Cambodia

Mr. Cam Tu NGUYEN, Vice-Minister, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Viet Nam

Mr. Nik RAHMAT NIK TAIB, Deputy Secretary-General, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

Countries list

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China (People’s Republic of)
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • European Union
  • Faeroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao (China)
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Administered Areas
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Serbia and Montenegro (pre-June 2006)
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • United States Virgin Islands
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands (UK)
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe