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  • 26-March-2014

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    Armenia press release - 26 March 2014

    Armenian government and private sector representatives met with international experts today in Yerevan as part of an OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme project on enhancing the competitiveness of key sectors of the Armenian economy.

  • 26-March-2014

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    Armenia Project press release - March 2014

    Armenian government and private sector representatives met with international experts in Yerevan as part of an OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme project on enhancing the competitiveness of key sectors of the Armenian economy.

  • 21-March-2014

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    Proposed EU responsible trading strategy for minerals from conflict zones

    The European Commission has proposed an integrated EU approach to stop profits from trading minerals being used to fund armed conflicts. The package of measures aims to make it more difficult for armed groups in conflict-affected and high-risk areas to finance their activities through the mining of and trade in minerals.

  • 18-March-2014

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    Lack of enforcement jeopardises South Africa’s fight against foreign bribery; OECD concerned that political and economic considerations may be an influence

    South Africa must take urgent steps to proactively investigate and prosecute foreign bribery. No foreign bribery cases have been prosecuted since South Africa joined the Convention in 2007. The 4 on-going investigations – out of only 10 allegations that have surfaced to date – are also far from reaching the prosecution stage, according to a new report by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.

  • 18-March-2014

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    Progress made but Chile should better detect and thoroughly investigate foreign bribery, says OECD

    Chile has made positive efforts to implement the Convention, but there has not been a single foreign bribery conviction. Chile did not sufficiently investigate several of the six foreign bribery allegations that have surfaced since 2001. Chile should improve its investigative and detection efforts, says OECD

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  • 12-March-2014

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    Press release_Tajikistan_25 February 2014

    OECD-EU project on Tajikistan competitiveness has been launched and will focus on improving agribusiness exports and SME access to finance.

  • 18-December-2013

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    Ireland must urgently apply more resources to enforce Anti-Bribery Convention, says OECD

    Ireland should increase its resources to detect and investigate foreign bribery more efficiently. Resources have, in recent years, been largely devoted to investigating non-bribery cases in the financial sector. Ireland has not prosecuted a foreign bribery case in the twelve years since its foreign bribery offence came into force, and law enforcement has taken few proactive steps to investigate allegations.

  • 17-December-2013

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    OECD Working Group on Bribery report on Ireland launches Wednesday 18 December 2013

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery will release a report tomorrow Wednesday 18 December at 12.00 CET/11.00 Dublin time on Ireland’s efforts to fight foreign bribery.

  • 28-November-2013

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    Jordan signs OECD agreement to strengthen investment climate

    Jordan has become the 46th country to adhere to the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises. This adherence bears witness to the determination that Jordan holds towards strengthening the liberalisation of investment, increasing its integration into the world economy and promoting responsible business conduct.

  • 31-October-2013

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    Azerbaijan should be more proactive against corruption

    Azerbaijan must do more to enforce recently introduced anti-corruption laws and to ensure law enforcement has the resources to prosecute complex corruption crimes, says a new OECD report.

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