Amman, 14 February 2005
The first meeting of Working Group 5 (WG5) on Corporate Governance took place on 14 February 2005 in Amman, Jordan. the objective of the meeting was to define an action plan for WG5 as well as to carry forward the work of the MENA Regional Corporate Governance Forum, together with its partners from the Global Corporate Governance Forum (GCGF), the Centre for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the International Finance Corporation. The meeting was hosted by the Jordan Securities Commission.
Participants agreed on the following priority areas or outputs on which to focus their future work:
(i) MENA regional corporate governance survey,
(ii) MENA survey of corporate governance of banks,
(iii) National corporate governance codes,
(iv) Corporate governance of non-listed companies,
(v) Corporate governance of state-owned enterprises, and
(vi) Awareness raising.
Working Group 5 on Improving Corporate Governance Practices