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Prepared for the 9th Roundtable on Freedom of Investment, this paper by Secretariat of the Competition Committee describes its perspective on investments by foreign government-controlled investors.
OECD anti-corruption regional actions focus on countries not party to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention by promoting international anti-corruption instruments in order to strengthen regional capacity to fight corruption.
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Organised in Paris on 17 December 2008, discussions at this roundtable focused on a review of recent investment policy developments in participating countries, multiple approval processes and foreign government-controlled investment.
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This report compiles papers prepared for the NEPAD-OECD Expert Roundtable in Kampala on 11 December 2008, specifically: how to increase sound private investment in Africa's road infrastructure; an overview of regional road infrastructure projects in the East African Community; emerging public and sovereign fund investors in Africa's infrastructure; and, engaging the private sector in African infrastructure.
The high-level meeting discussed investment policy reform to explore measures to implement concrete plans for sustainably improving African countries’ investment climates. The expert roundtable on investment in transport infrastructure and regional integration drew on experience sharing and best practice to identify the factors that are holding investment back in African countries’ transport sector.
Israel has officially joined the OECD Working Group on Bribery, an important step in its accession to OECD membership. Israel becomes the 38th signatory and first Middle-Eastern country to join the OECD’s Anti-Bribery Convention.
This publication presents comprehensive statistics on aid flows in support of water supply and sanitation for the years 2001-2006, including trends in donors’ aid and the degree of targeting of countries most in need.
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This note presents rules on the frequency of updates to purpose codes as agreed by the DAC Working Party on Statistics (WP-STAT) at its meeting on 12-13 June 2008. Their objective is to maintain a minimum stability in the statistical series on aid by sector (too frequent changes obstruct analyses) and ensure the comparability of members’ reporting (lost if all members do not implement the changes at the same time). Another objective
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Statistics on aid to the water sector
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OECD work on Freedom of Investment has identified four key principles – non-discrimination, transparency, proportionality and accountability – for evaluating restrictive foreign investment policy measures that seek to safeguard essential security interests and public order. This note looks at accountability in the context of security-related investment policies and to support completion of the accountability section in the guidance