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The Enterprise Development and Innovation Facility (EDIF) supports the development of SMES, particularly innovative and high-growth SMEs, in the Western Balkan economies.
The Steering Committee is responsible for guiding the work of the Western Balkans Regional Competitiveness Initiative.
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Organised in Paris on 20 March 2013, the 18th Roundtable discussed recent investment policy developments including continued discussions focusing on investor-state dispute settlement and international investment law, and competitive neutrality.
Increasing competitiveness in key sectors could help Ukraine attract foreign investment, boost job creation and improve long-term growth prospects. The Project was launched in 2009 to support the government in designing reforms, to strengthen Ukraine's economic development in prioritised sectors.
Private investment in the food and agriculture sectors can enhance productivity, drive job creation and income growth, increase food supply and improve food security, according to panel participants. The panel also recognised the need to attract more private private investment in the food and agriculture sectors, and called on governments to design coherent policy frameworks and implement reforms to improve the investment climate.
Participants in this multi-stakeholder meeting took stock of how using the OECD Due Diligence Guidance assists companies to respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral or metal purchasing decisions and practices.
22 November 2012, Paris. In addition to taking stock of the Initiative’s activities and setting priorities for the future, stakeholders discussed strengthening the dialogue with the private sector and civil society for better governance, growth and job creation.
This meeting focused on concrete projects for improving women entrepreneurs' access to financing and business development services in the Middle East and North Africa region. It was followed by a conference on policy measures to boost employment for youth and women.
This page lists events relating to the activities of the Investment Compact for South East Europe.
Tirana, Albania, 7-9 November 2012. Ministers from the Western Balkan economies will come together to discuss progress and agree future actions to facilitate trade and economic growth in the region.