The Investment Security in the Mediterranean (ISMED) Support Programme seeks to increase infrastructure investment in the Southern Mediterranean Region by providing advisory services to host governments on reducing the legal risk of specific investment projects.
This Investment Policy Review examines Jordan's achievements in developing an open and transparent investment regime and its efforts to reduce restrictions on international investment.
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.
The Conference on Fostering Infrastructure Investment in the MENA Region: Mitigating Risk in Uncertain Times will address the facilitation of the private sector decision to invest in infrastructure projects in the MENA region, including under public-private partnerships.
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.
SOEs are an important feature of the economic landscape in the MENA region. This report examines their contribution to industrial development, diversification, poverty elimination and the provision of goods and services. It assesses ownership and governance practices and makes recommendations to policymakers, managers and boards.
English, PDF, 547kb
Newsletter ISMED - Juin 2013
English, PDF, 462kb
ISMED Newsletter 1 - June 2013
This programme raises awareness of international principles and best practice in combating corruption in selected countries in the Middle East and North Africa region. It encourages governments and companies to develop and implement integrity measures and tools with a view to leveling the playing field for businesses operating in the region.
This group works with the Iraq government to create investment zones to attract companies through the provision of streamlined administrative services, security and infrastructure.