This regional network for policy dialogue on corporate governance provides a platform for discussing corporate governance priorities in the Middle East North Africa region, sharing best practices and evaluating their implementation.
The MENA-OECD Working Group on SME Policy and Entrepreneurship met to discuss issues of key relevance for job creation, economic growth and productivity through the promotion of entrepreneurship and SME development in the MENA region.
The Public-Private Dialogue focused on the key challenges and opportunities in public-private partnership in Egypt's river transport sector.
Participants discussed a range of issues critical to advancing women’s economic empowerment in the MENA region.
The participants examined to what extent laws and regulations promote or hinder, directly or indirectly, women’s capacity to engage in economic activities in the six countries covered by the project.
First Meeting of the Project Working Group for the project “Improving the Business and Investment Climate in Iraq – Policy Dialogue and Capacity Building for Key Actors”
This event further stimulated the ongoing debate on the investment and business climate in Egypt and paved the road for further structural, legal and institutional reforms.
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This report reviews the current business climate of Egypt and provides recommendations on how to improve Egypt's investment climate.
By reviving the 1980 Investment Agreement, this amendment could create a more predictable and favourable policy environment for investors at the regional level, and contribute to enhance the attractiveness of investing in the region and promote intra-regional investment.
As economic diversification is key to providing employment and income opportunities for a country highly dependent on hydrocarbon exports, the Libyan Government needs to establish an SME development strategy to align, guide and co-ordinate initiatives to promote enterprise creation and development.