19 November 2003, Johannesburg, South Africa. This roundtable addressed the critical issues of African priorities and ways that OECD countries can contribute to the improvement of the business environment for domestic and international investors and to building the necessary capacities.
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This statement by OECD and NEPAD was issued at the OECD-Africa Investment Roundtable which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on 19 November 2003. It calls for the launch of a result-oriented, inclusive and comprehensive Africa Investment Initiative to create a positive investment environment across the continent.
The third annual conference of the OECD Global Forum on International Investment was hosted by the South African Government in Johannesburg on 17-18 November 2003.
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This speech was made by Mr. Richard Hecklinger, Deputy-Secretary General, OECD, at the Global Forum on International Investment held in Johannesburg on 17-18 November 2003.
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This booklet brings together the results of work conducted in 2003 by the OECD on the issue of public sector transparency in international investment policy. This is part of a broader initiative to promote the role of international investment in economic development and to contribute to the implementation of the Monterrey Consensus and to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Parts of this booklet are taken from
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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points which was h
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Summary of the discussion from the Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility which was held on 25 June 2003. It will form part of the forthcoming publication "Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: 2003 Edition".
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The international business community's anti-corruption efforts are essential parts of broader systems for fighting corrupt business practices. This paper looks at anti-corruption material published on the websites of companies in UNCTAD’s list of top 100 non-financial multinational...
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The anti-corruption content of the Guidelines is broader than that of the Convention and the Revised Recommendation, as the Guidelines cover private sector bribery, solicitation of bribes and extortion. They also encourage companies to extend ...
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This report highlights a number of issues based on insights from SME owners and managers and builds on recently published OECD and EBRD reports. It identifies a number of actions needed in order to build further on the progress already made in improving the policy environment for SMEs.