The Eastern European and South Caucasus initiative aims to create a sound business climate for investment, enhance productivity, support entrepreneurship, develop the private sector, and build knowledge-based economies.
Following the launch of the SCU Initiative on 1 April 2009, the first meeting of the Working Group on Financial Markets Development and Impact of Central Banks will be held on 17 November 2009 in Warsaw, Poland.
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The document contains the summary assessment and formulates recommendations on how to develop an effective anti-corruption framework in Ukraine. The document was endorsed at the plenary session of the Istanbul Action Plan on 21 January 2004.(in Ukrainian)
The economic downturn has hit shipbuilding hard. New orders have contracted by up to 90% and cancellations have increased, which is likely to result in significant excess shipbuilding capacity. This outlook is unlikely to improve for some time.
The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009: Maintaining Momentum report presents the results of the second monitoring exercise of the Aid for Trade Initiative and documents its success so far.
The workshop was held on 24 April 2009, in Kiev, Ukraine. The objective was to present and discuss the results produced in the framework of EAP Task Force work and supported by the EC TACIS grant over the last two years.
Bodrum, Turkey. Discussions focused on investment policies in times of economic crisis, the OECD's strategc response to the crisis and the impact of the crisis on the countries of the South Caucasus and Ukraine.
The OECD Initiative for South Caucasus and Ukraine was launched at a Ministerial Meeting which took place in Paris on 1 April 2009.
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This evaluation provides an independent assessment of the program results, organisational dimensions and strategic intent of SDC’s gender equality work.
As the global economic slowdown threatens to increase food insecurity among the world’s poor, a new OECD report calls on the major emerging economies to ensure their agricultural policies are focussed on long-term sustainability rather than short-term fixes..