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Legal Acts / Standards
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This document reproduces the basic texts of the OECD Declaration and Decisions on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises and its four inter-related elements. All parts of the Declaration are subject to periodical reviews. The most recent review - completed in May 2011 - concerned the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
The updated OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises were adopted on 25 May 2011. This page provides access to the text, implementation procedures, commentaries and related documents.
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The 2011 OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are far reaching recommendations for responsible business conduct that 42 adhering governments encourage their enterprises to observe wherever they operate.
This page reproduces the text of the Declaration which was first adopted by the Governments of OECD Member countries on 21 June 1976. It was reviewed in 1979, 1984, 1991, 2000 and 2011.
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Swedish translation of the 2011 Guidelines by the Swedish National Contact Point.
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OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions, and related instruments, available in Chinese.
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Convención para Combatir el Cohecho de Servidores Públicos Extranjeros en Transacciones
Comerciales Internacionales y Documentos Relacionados
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The 42 adhering governments to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises have agreed on the terms of reference for carrying out an update of the Guidelines. The update aims to ensure their continued role as a leading international instrument for the promotion of responsible business conduct.
Phase 3 focuses closely on enforcement of the Convention, the 2009 Anti-Bribery Recommendation, as well as outstanding recommendations from Phase 2 and institutional or legislative changes since Phase 2.