The OECD has published online a large quantity documents relating to the negotiations on a proposed Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI) between 1995 and 1998.
7-8 February 2001, Paris, France: This conference focused on how best to integrate environmental and investment goals, ensure that environmental protection and investment liberalisation are mutually supportive and explore the significance of voluntary business approaches in encouraging 'best environmental practice'.
Since 1991, Slovenia has managed one of the most successful transitions to nationhood and to a market economy in Central and Eastern Europe. Slovenian GDP per capita has already reached 70 per cent of the EU average.
In January 2002, OECD was asked to respond to questions by journalists concerning labour standards.
This book provides an account of what governments have been doing to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy. It also provides a comparative analysis and comments by the business, labour and NGO communities on the complementarities and differences between the Guidelines and other global instruments for corporate responsibility
Net aid to developing countries (official development assistance, or ODA) from DAC Members in 2000 was USD 53.7 billion, slightly higher than the preliminary figure of USD 53.1 billion. In real terms the flow was little changed from 1999: down 0...
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Public concerns about globalisation are growing. Many firms are responding to these concerns, often by issuing statements of ethics or values that cover various facets of corporate conduct.
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Short analysis of trends in aid to agriculture extended by members of the DAC and multilateral institutions. How much aid has been extended to date? Who are the main donors? Is aid targeted to where it is most needed?
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This paper examines the similarities and differences between the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and six other global instruments for corporate responsibility.
Mexico City, 26-27 November 2001. OECD Investment Forum to call for improved enabling policy environment and new partnerships for promoting foreign direct investment for development.