The helps align Project activities with Iraq’s national and regional development priorities, secure support and buy-in among Project stakeholders, and ensure efficient Project follow-up. At the first meeting of the PWG in May 2014 in Baghdad, the Programme presented the goals and the work plan, which PWG members approved.
brings together participants from various backgrounds to discuss how governments in the MENA region can further inclusive policies responding to the expectations and needs of young men and women in the region. Following the presentation of the discussion documents “Youth in public governance in the MENA region” and “Youth in the MENA region
Annual Meeting of the MENA-OECD Regional Working Group on Investment Policies and Promotion: Supporting Investment Policy Reforms in the MENA Region Cairo, 11 December 2014
part of an enhanced co-operation between the two organisations, which jointly organised in April 2014 the Technical Workshop on “The amended Arab League Investment Agreement: Key improvements and ratification process”.
The ISMED initiative will hold its Annual Conference on 4 December 2014 at OECD headquarters, Paris to discuss work completed and progress achieved since the previous Conference in December 2013, and point the way ahead to 2015 and beyond.
To gather the views of countries in the MENA region, the MENA-OECD Investment Programme organised a Consultation on the PFI update with policy representatives from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia – adherents to the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises.
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.
Establish an evidence base for SME policy making by identifying major characteristics and constraints of the SME sector in Libya, as well as identify gaps on SME support.