24-25 November 2015 – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe: This meeting will feature discussions on recent state-owned enterprise reforms across Southern African economies. It will also include the presentation of a draft handbook on ethics and business integrity for use by governments as owners and by state-owned enterprises.
The 8th meeting of the Asia Network on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises took place in Hanoi, Viet Nam on 16-17 November 2015 under the overarching theme of improving performance management of SOEs.
29-30 October, Bangkok - The 2015 Roundtable will focus on family-businesses in Asia, institutional investors, disclosure of beneficial ownership and control. It will also discuss the progress made so far in implementing the Roundtable's recommendations.
The 2015 annual meeting of the OECD Russia Corporate Governance Roundtable took place in Moscow on 22 October. The discussions focused on implementation and monitoring of the 2014 Russian Code of Corporate Governance, corporate governance priorities of investors for the Russian market and the new G20/OECD Corporate Governance Principles.
First adopted in 2005 as an internationally-agreed standard on how governments should exercise ownership of SOEs, the Guidelines were updated in 2015 to take into account developments since their adoption and the experiences of the countries using them.
The fourth meeting of the Latin American Network on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises focused on the accountability and transparency of SOEs in Latin America.
This initiative supports ASEAN capital market integration in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, benefitting from international experience, especially that of other Southeast Asian economies.
10 April 2015 - Istanbul, Turkey. Participants debated the content and the direction of the ongoing review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance. It also addressed issues of systemic importance to sustainable private sector growth, including the institutionalisation of growth companies and SMEs and capital market development in emerging market economies.
The Principles are being reviewed to ensure their continuing high quality, relevance and usefulness, taking into account recent developments in the corporate sector and capital markets. The OECD invited public comment on the draft revised text. Deadline for comment: Now closed.
26-27 November 2014 – Lusaka, Zambia: This meeting focused on combating corruption and promoting responsible business conduct in SOEs and was followed by a workshop on the governance of SOEs operating in the power generation industry. Participants launched and adopted the Guidelines on the Governance of State-Owned Enterprises in Southern Africa.