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  • 8-March-2010

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    OECD, WTO and UNCTAD renew calls to G20 to resist protectionism

    The OECD, World Trade Organization and the UN’s Conference on Trade and Development have called on the leaders of the G20 countries to resist protectionism or the prospects for economic recovery may be wiped out.

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  • 3-March-2010

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    OECD calls on businesses to step up their fight against bribery

    Companies should put in place strict internal controls and establish ethics and compliance programmes as part of a strategy to combat bribery in international business deals, according to a new guidance agreed by the 38 countries that are party to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

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  • 17-February-2010

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    Donors’ mixed aid performance for 2010 sparks concern

    Aid to developing countries in 2010 will reach record levels in dollar terms after increasing by 35 per cent since 2004. But it will still be less than the world’s major aid donors promised five years ago at the Gleneagles and Millennium + 5 summits.

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  • 21-January-2010

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    Some donors are not keeping their aid promises, says OECD

    From the Monterrey Financing for Development Conference in 2002, to the Gleneagles G8 Summit and the UN Millennium +5 Summit in 2005, donors committed to increase their aid to developing countries, and to Africa in particular

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  • 18-January-2010

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    OECD Demands the Slovak Republic establish corporate liability for foreign bribery

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery sharply criticised the Slovak Republic’s failure to bring its anti-bribery law on corporate liability into line with its international obligations under the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

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  • 16-December-2009

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    Israel should ensure that remaining concerns do not undermine its progress on foreign bribery, says OECD

    Israel should be more proactive in detecting, investigating and prosecuting foreign bribery cases, notably those involving the defence industry, according to a new report by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.

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  • 23-November-2009

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    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomed the introduction into the UK Parliament of a new Bribery Bill

    The OECD is pleased to see the commitment being made by the UK government to the fight against foreign bribery,” Mr Gurría said.

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  • 23-November-2009

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    OECD Global Forum on Investment, Paris, 7-8 December 2009

    The global economy is recovering faster than expected but remains fragile. How quickly will global trade and investment bounce back after the sharp falls of the past year? What role can international investment play in building a stronger, cleaner, fairer global economy?

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  • 4-November-2009

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    Mobilising financial resources - Boosting energy investment and carbon finance in Africa

    NEPAD-OECD Ministerial Meeting & Expert Roundtable, 11-12 November 2009, Johannesburg, South Africa. Mobilising Financial Resources - Boosting Energy Investment & Carbon Finance in Africa.

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  • 27-October-2009

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    UN Global Compact and OECD intensify collaboration

    (New York/Paris, 27 October 2009) – The United Nations Global Compact and the OECD have recently begun to enhance their collaborative efforts, particularly in countries that have both Global Compact Local Networks and National Contact Points NCPs on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

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