On 16 November 2009 at the OECD Paris headquarters, the South East Europe Investment Committee brought together SEE and OECD representatives and experts, including the donor community, to address enhancing regional ownership of investment policy processes and opportunities for further co-operation.
The 2009 NEPAD-OECD meetings focused on mobilising financial resources in Africa against the crisis and on boosting private investment in African energy infrastructure, drawing on country experiences and best practices to identify and address the factors holding back investment in African countries’ energy sectors.
NEPAD-OECD Ministerial Meeting & Expert Roundtable, 11-12 November 2009, Johannesburg, South Africa. Mobilising Financial Resources - Boosting Energy Investment & Carbon Finance in Africa.
Co-organised by OECD and ESCAP in Bangkok, this conference focused on OECD and Asian country responses to the main challenges in responsible business conduct, with a special focus on climate change, finance and education.
Policy makers and experts from South East Europe and OECD gathered in Sarajevo to assess ways to streamline co-operation between parliaments and legislative branches to develop a more attractive and competitive business environment in SEE.
The OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme was invited to participate in a conference co-organised by the Austro-French Centre for Rapprocehement in Europe, the French Institute for International Relations, and the European Institute of Romania, in Bucharest on 15-16 October 2009.
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Organised in Paris on 7 October 2009, discussions at this roundtable focused on a review of recent investment policy developments in participating countries and foreign state immunity.
Following the release of latest figures for foreign direct investment, BNN Canada chats with OECD investment expert, Mike Gestrin.
The 2009 Roundtable on Corporate Responsiblity focused on the responsibilities of multinational companies toward consumers and how consumers can encourage multinational enterprises to live up to the recommendations of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
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Government officials from ASEAN countries and investment experts gathered to discuss on various efforts to create a more attractive investment climate in Southeast Asia at the Forum. OECD’s investment instruments and peer review methods were presented and well received by participants as they can help advance their own agenda of investment policy reforms. The Forum took place in Bangkok, Thailand on 27-28 April 2009.