Over the past five years the MENA region has made a strong commitment to the reform of public governance. What have been the driving forces behind these reforms?
Taking place in Cairo on 23-24 June 2010, this meeting covered the first 2 chapters of the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) on ensuring an effective legal and regulatory framework for SOEs and the state acting as an owner in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.
The 2010 African Economic Outlook finds the continent reeling from the effects of the world’s deepest and most widespread recession in half a century. Just how hard was the region hit? What are the prospects for recovery? This edition features an in-depth study of Taxation and Aid in Africa.
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OECD-MENA Women's Business Forum: A Platform for Empowering Women in Business
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The Finnish Government decided in 2001 to phase out the traditional bilateral development cooperation of Finland to Egypt by the end of the year 2007. This decision was reconfirmed in the Government's development policy of 2004.
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In 2008, the Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB) of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs initiated an impact evaluation of the water supply and sanitation programme supported by the Netherlands in Fayoum Governorate in Egypt, covering the period since 1990.
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Egypt was the first country to conduct a formal investment policy review based on the PFI. By volunteering to be the PFI’s ‘pilot case study’, Egypt provided useful feedback to the OECD for developing guidelines on using the PFI. The review also allowed Egypt to showcase its Investment Climate Reform Strategy.
This book represents an independent review of Egypt’s higher education system and focuses on areas in need of attention by policy makers and stakeholders.
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The Millennium Declaration set 2015 as the target date for halving the number of people living in extreme poverty. This paper examines the role of the agricultural sector and looks at 25 developing countries who have posted extraordinary success in reducing extreme poverty.