The key objective of the MENA-OECD Investment Programme is to mobilise investment — foreign, regional and domestic — as a driving force for economic growth and employment throughout the Middle East and North Africa region. The Investment Programme supports reform efforts of MENA governments to enhance the investment climate by:
The MENA-OECD Investment Programme offers a forum for results-oriented policy dialogue among MENA and OECD practitioners. This partnership serves to share know-how on best practices and lessons learned in implementing investment reforms. Building on the OECD model of peer review, policy experts work closely together to design innovative solutions, tailored to the specific policy environments of each country.
To ensure relevance and ownership by the region, the MENA-OECD Investment Programmeand are guided by both MENA and OECD representatives.
The Steering Group drives and monitor the MENA-OECD Investment Programme. It is comprised of country economic team leaders from MENA governments and representatives of donor country partners, regional and international organisations, non-governmental organisations, and the private sector.
The Steering Group meets regularly and is co-chaired by a delegate from an OECD and a MENA country delegate (currently Morocco and Sweden).