The First Regional Experts’ Meeting of the Joint OECD/AfDB Initiative to Support Business Integrity and Anti-Bribery Efforts in Africa took place on 13 – 14 January 2011 in Lilongwe, Malawi, and officially launched the Joint Initiative.
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This document contains the official text and commentaries of the 1997 Convention, the 2009 Recommendation of the Council for Further Combating Bribery and the 2009 Recommendation on the Tax Deductibility of Bribes to Foreign Public Officials.
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This report was approved and adopted by the Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions on 16 December 2010.
Iceland must do more to ensure its law enforcement authorities are coordinated and adequately resourced to investigate and prosecute economic and financial crime, including foreign bribery, says the OECD in a new report.
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This report was approved and adopted by the Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions on 15 December 2010.
This consultation with the private sector and civil society will focus on the application of anti-bribery compliance measures to small- and medium-sized enterprises and the OECD Good Practice Guidance on Internal Controls, Ethics and Compliance.
Participants shared their perspectives on emerging issues in international investment agreesments and investment disputes at this symposium in Paris on 14 December.
Discussions at this special consultation focussed on human rights, employment and labour, due diligence, supply chains and procedural provisions, including those relating to the functioning of National Contact Points.
Companies worldwide will be given greater guidance and support on how to conduct their business responsibly and report on their sustainability performance thanks to a partnership between the Global Reporting Initiative and OECD.
In his remarks, A. Gurría said that countries need to be ambitious in taking unilateral actions and that a cost-effective approach to reducing emissions could cost just a fraction of a percentage point of GDP per year.