Publications & Documents


  • 10-December-2008

    English

    NEPAD-OECD High-Level Meeting on Advancing Investment Policy Reform in Africa

    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.

  • 9-December-2008

    English

    Israel joins OECD Working Group on Bribery

    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.

  • 3-December-2008

    English

    Creditor Reporting System 2008: Aid Activities in Support of Water Supply and Sanitation

    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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  • 30-November-2008

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    DAC sector classification: rules on the frequency of updates to purpose codes

    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

  • 28-November-2008

    English, , 3,932kb

    Focus charts water sector, disbursements 2004-2006

    Statistics on aid to the water sector

  • 28-November-2008

    English, , 203kb

    Accountability for security-related investment policies

    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

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  • 28-November-2008

    English, , 4,795kb

    Water commitments, average 2004-2006

    Statistics on aid to the water sector

  • 24-November-2008

    English

    OECD Investment Policy Reviews - China 2008: Encouraging Responsible Business Conduct

    This Investment Policy Review of China 2008 reviews Chinese government efforts to encourage responsible business conduct against the backdrop of recent regulatory changes and China's increasing outward investment. It also evaluates recent improvements in China's FDI statistics.

  • 22-November-2008

    English

    OECD Investment Policy Reviews: Peru

    This Review, undertaken as a part of Peru's adherence process and in co-operation with Peruvian authorities, shows the country's achievements in establishing an open and transparent investment regime with a limited number of restrictions, enabling Peru to rank among the most open economies. Recent governmental initiatives seek to further reduce administrative barriers to investment, streamline and simplify investment incentives, and

  • 14-November-2008

    English, , 495kb

    Investment Newsletter, November 2008, Issue 8

    Investment Newsletter No.8 focuses on recent developments in foreign direct investment in OECD countries, OECD guidance on Sovereign Wealth Funds, China's efforts to promote responsible business conduct in co-operation with OECD and OECD and ILO initiatives to promote responsible business conduct.

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