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This meeting focused on concrete projects for improving women entrepreneurs' access to financing and business development services in the Middle East and North Africa region. It was followed by a conference on policy measures to boost employment for youth and women.
The fallout from uncertainty that continues to undermine the global economy is reflected in international investment, which is falling once again, following two years of steady gains.
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This policy handbook outlines practical steps for policy makers to attract investment to the renewable energy sector, the government should develop a comprehensive renewable energy strategy, simplify permitting procedures and provide firms with better access to the electricity market.
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This policy handbook outlines practical steps for policy makers to establish a credit guarantee scheme for agribusiness SMEs to further develop risk-sharing mechanisms in the sector.
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This policy handbook outlines practical steps for policy makers to foster public-private partnerships in education in the agribusiness sector and revamp the internship system in agricultural universities.
This page lists events relating to the activities of the Investment Compact for South East Europe.
Tirana, Albania, 7-9 November 2012. Ministers from the Western Balkan economies will come together to discuss progress and agree future actions to facilitate trade and economic growth in the region.
07/11/12 - the OECD and the International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions concluded a Memorandum of Understanding to promote respect by multinational enterprises of the new human rights chapter of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights upon which the OECD Guidelines are based.
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This report covers investment measures taken between 1 March and 15 September 2012. Information presented in this report has also been used for two joint reports by WTO, OECD and UNCTAD, released on 31 May and 31 October 2012, 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.
This edition provides operational guidelines on how foreign direct investment (FDI) activity should be measured and sets the world standard for direct investment statistics.