Publications & Documents


  • 14-January-2014

    English

    Private sector participation in the water and sanitation sector

    The OECD has developed practical guidance for governments wishing to engage the private sector in water infrastructure. The guidance provides a coherent catalogue of policy directions in the form of a checklist for public action, including appropriate allocation of roles, risks and responsibilities, framework conditions and contractual arrangements necessary to make the best of private sector participation and to harness more

  • 23-December-2013

    English

    Tanzania - OECD Investment Policy Review

    This Investment Policy Review examines Tanzania's achievements in developing an open and transparent investment regime and its efforts to reduce restrictions on international investment.

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  • 23-December-2013

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    Policy Framework for Investment in Agriculture in Burkina Faso

    This review of agricultural investment policy, conducted with OECD assistance, is intended to support the government of Burkina Faso in drawing up and implementing priority reforms to boost investment in agriculture.

  • 18-December-2013

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    Ireland must urgently apply more resources to enforce Anti-Bribery Convention, says OECD

    Ireland should increase its resources to detect and investigate foreign bribery more efficiently. Resources have, in recent years, been largely devoted to investigating non-bribery cases in the financial sector. Ireland has not prosecuted a foreign bribery case in the twelve years since its foreign bribery offence came into force, and law enforcement has taken few proactive steps to investigate allegations.

  • 18-December-2013

    English

    Ireland - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

    This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Ireland.

  • 18-December-2013

    English, PDF, 1,445kb

    10th OECD-WTO-UNCTAD report on G20 trade and investment measures

    This report covers investment measures taken between mid May and mid November 2013 and was prepared 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.

  • 17-December-2013

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    OECD Working Group on Bribery report on Ireland launches Wednesday 18 December 2013

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery will release a report tomorrow Wednesday 18 December at 12.00 CET/11.00 Dublin time on Ireland’s efforts to fight foreign bribery.

  • 17-December-2013

    English, PDF, 835kb

    The Evolution of Official Development Assistance: Achievements, Criticisms and a Way Forward

    The definition of Official Development Assistance (ODA) has for 40 years been the global standard for measuring donor efforts in supporting development co-operation objectives. It has provided the yardstick for documenting the volume and the terms of the concessional resources provided, assessing donor performance against their aid pledges and enabling partner countries, civil society and others to hold donors to account

  • 13-December-2013

    English, PDF, 2,081kb

    Temporal validity of international investment agreements: a large sample survey of treaty provisions, International Investment Working Paper 2013/4

    International investment agreements almost universally define their temporal validity and thus set conditions for States’ exit from these treaties. This study presents the results of the survey of language that determines the temporal validity of 2,061 bilateral investment agreements that the 55 economies participating in the OECD-hosted Freedom of Investment Roundtables have concluded with any other economy.

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  • 11-December-2013

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    Roundtable on the Impact of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention 15 Years On

    This roundtable focused on the impact the Anti-Bribery Convention has had on the global anti-bribery agenda since its entry into force in 1999, as well as what should be done to ensure the Convention's continued relevance going forward.

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