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Past public consultations in 2020

Browse from January to March

Your Voice for Integrity

Raise your voice now by filming a 10-second video of any question you have for political, business and civil society leaders. If your video is selected it will kick off the next Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum's Leaders' Panel and be diffused via webcast and through social media.

Submit your video by 20 January 2020
Survey on the supply chain

The goal is to collect data on sourcing practices of SMEs in the garment and footwear sector supply chain, in order to identify pragmatic approaches to implementing due diligence that are tailored to their size, resources, nature of business, and sourcing models.

Answer the survey by 31 January 2020
International Capital Flows and Financial Policies

The Bank of England, the Banque de France, the IMF and the OECD are pleased to announce a call for papers for their first annual workshop on International Capital Flows and Financial Policies taking place at the OECD on 22 April 2020.

Submit your paper by 1st February 2020
Business responsibilities and investment treaties

The OECD is inviting comments on a consultation paper that provides a preliminary overview of the fast-developing fields of business and human rights (BHR) and responsible business conduct (RBC).

Submit your comments by 17 February 2020
"Edge of government" innovation

Innovators from around the world are encouraged to submit innovative practices to fuel research on innovation trends and to inspire others to work in new and creative ways.

Submit your innovation by 21 February 2020
Governance of infrastructure

The OECD is encouraging input on its draft Recommendation on the Governance of Infrastructure that develops the ten pillars from the Framework for the governance of infrastructure into policy recommendations.

Submit your input by 2 March 2020
Review of the BEPS Action 13 minimum standard

Action 13 of the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project established a standardised approach to transfer pricing documentation, including a Country-by-Country Report that provides fiscal details of MNEs and on which OECD invites public input for the 2020 review.

Submit your input by 6 March 2020
Deliberative process for public decision-making

Deliberative processes are one of the most innovative methods of fostering citizen participation in government. To provide useful guidance as to their establishment and the implementation of provisions 8-9 of the Recommendation on Open Government, please comment the draft Good Practice Principles.

Submit your comments by 20 March 2020
OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Iceland

For the evaluation process (phase 4 country monitoring), we call for written submissions on Iceland's efforts to implement the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and fight the bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions. 

Send your submission by 1 April 2020
OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in New Zealand

For the evaluation process (phase 4 country monitoring), we call for written submissions on New Zealand's efforts to implement the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and fight the bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions. 

Send your submission by 30 March 2020

Browse from April to June

Tax reporting by platform operators

The OECD is seeking public comments on the draft Model Rules for Reporting for Platform Operators with respect to Sellers in the Sharing and Gig Economy, for greater transparency and less compliance burdens for both tax administrations and taxpayers

Submit your comments by 13 April 2020
Youth organisations in the COVID-19 crisis

The crisis is severely disrupting youth’s access to education, employment and public life but may boost innovation and solidarity. What steps are youth organisations taking to mitigate the crisis for their members? Evidence shared will feed into a policy paper on emergency response measures.

Anwser the survey by 20 April 2020
Tackling governance bottlenecks to the SDGs

Based on the 8 principles of our Recommendation on Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development, the survey is a needs assessment to help identify the areas where expert support could be most effective for countries to tackle key governance and leadership challenges in support of the SDGs.

Have your say by 25 April 2020
2030 Agenda: Transboundary impacts

Call for papers to collect contributions on methods, indicators, data and good practices to identify and manage transboundary impacts in the context of the 2030 Agenda. The selected papers will be published in an OECD/European Commission report and presented in a science practice workshop. 

Send your paper by 15 May 2020
Blended finance principles guidance

Mobilising additional capital is required to shift the trillions needed to achieve the SDGs. Blended finance is aimed at attracting that commercial capital while providing financial returns to investors. Your comments are welcome on policy guidance for implementing the DAC Blended Finance Principles (2, 4 and 5).

Submit your feedback by 19 June 2020
Anti-corruption and RBC in Southeast Asia

If your company is from Southeast Asia or operating with Southeast Asian partners, please share first-hand information on practices and challenges in anti-corruption compliance and responsible business conduct, and let us know how we can help create a fair and competitive business environment.

Take the survey by 25 June 2020

Browse from July to September

Anchor blended finance use to a development rationale

Mobilising additional capital is required to shift the trillions needed to achieve the SDGs. Blended finance is aimed at attracting that commercial capital while providing financial returns to investors. Your comments are welcome on the draft guidance note for DAC Blended Finance Principle 1.

Submit your feedback by 3 July 2020
Tailor blended finance to local context

Mobilising additional capital is required to shift the trillions needed to achieve the SDGs. Blended finance is aimed at attracting that commercial capital while providing financial returns to investors. Your comments are welcome on the draft guidance note for DAC Blended Finance Principle 3.

Submit your feedback by 10 July 2020
Confidential information in OECD Test Guidelines

The Test Guidelines Programme receives proposals for new and innovative methods for chemical safety testing that may contain elements protected by intellectual property. As transparency is important from a regulatory perspective, we are developing a policy to deal with confidentiality claims.

Take the survey by 31 August 2020
Draft toolkit on tax treaty negotiations

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax – a joint initiative of the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank Group – is seeking public feedback on a draft toolkit (technical and practical considerations as well as skills necessary) designed to help developing countries build capacity in tax treaty negotiations.

Submit your comments by 24 September 2020
Forum on due diligence for garment/footwear

We welcome proposals for hosting a partner session (1 or 1.5 hours long) at the 2021 OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector to be held on 2-4 February 2021, where government, business, workers and civil society discuss supply chains in a neutral environment.

Submit your proposal by 25 September 2020
Access to justice in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

How countries are aiming to ensure access to justice while managing the different facets and phases of this crisis that requires joint responsibility and actions? Please share the initiatives you are developing for people-centred justice responses in the provision of legal support.

Submit your evidence by 25 September 2020
#LearningInProgress

Young people have been disproportionally affected by the COVID-19 crisis and many are facing the second major economic and job crisis in their lifetimes before starting their careers. How to build learning systems, especially in vocational education and training, that better prepare them for jobs?

Answer the poll by 28 September 2020
Civic space scan of Finland

At the request of the Government of Finland, the OECD’s Observatory of Civic Space is undertaking a civic space scan of Finland, calling for recommendations on the protection and promotion of civic space from national non-governmental actors to inform interviews and a report in late 2020.

Send your ideas by 30 September 2020
Due diligence practices in garment/footwear

The OECD is holding a written consultation on its Feasibility study for Measuring the Uptake and Impact of Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Supply Chain, designed to identify and assess potential methodological approaches (11) for measuring enterprises’ practices and acting on the results.

Provide feedback by 30 September 2020

Browse from October to now

Gender inclusive competition policy

Using a gender lens can improve the effectiveness of competition policy and, in turn, help to addressing gender inequality. To understand how, in practice, operational, analytical or policy changes can create a gender inclusive competition policy, the OECD and the Canadian Competition Bureau are launching this call for proposals. 

Submit your proposal by 1 October 2020
Transfer pricing in Brazil

As part of the implementation phase of a joint transfer pricing project between the OECD and Brazil, the OECD Secretariat and Receita Federal do Brasil are seeking public input to inform the work related to the development of safe harbours, other simplification measures and measures for enhanced tax certainty.

Submit your input by 30 October 2020
OECD’s response to COVID-19

Help us assess how the OECD is performing in the face of the global pandemic, as well as how we could better serve you and increase traction for COVID-19 policy development. As a thank you for your time completing this 10-minute anonymous survey, you will be able to download a summary report of findings from the 2019 OECD Audience Survey.

Answer the survey by 27 November 2020
Communication between youth and public authorities

Help us raise awareness about the importance of tailoring public communication activities to young people’s needs and media habits, and highlight key means for youth to interact with the administration and engage in public life in order to strengthen communication between youth and public authorities.

Take the quiz by 13 December 2020
Tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy

As part of the ongoing work to develop a solution to the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS is seeking public comments on the Reports on the Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints, which reflect the convergent views and identify remaining issues.

Submit your input by 14 December 2020
BEPS Action 14: dispute resolution

As part of the ongoing work of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, the OECD secretariat is seeking public comments on the 2020 review of BEPS Action 14 Minimum Standard, notably regarding experiences with, and views on, the status of dispute resolution.

Submit your input by 11 January 2021
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