Adopted in 1961, the OECD Codes are key elements of the international framework for economic co-operation and founding legal instruments of the OECD. Since 2012, the Codes are open to adherence by non-OECD members and in 2019, a major review of the instruments was endorsed by OECD Ministers.
International trade and investment have long been powerful drivers of growth and development, enabling convergence in living standards across countries and helping lift millions of people out of poverty. Promoting policy coherence between responsible business conduct, trade and investment can help make GVCs more resilient, sustainable, and ensure that the gains from globalisation are more fairly distributed.
This public consultation ensured the stocktaking exercise will benefit from the views and experiences of all stakeholders from all countries, including businesses, industry groups, civil society organisations, trade unions, as well as academia, interested citizens, international organisations and governmental experts. The deadline for response was 14 September 2021.
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Ce Guide de référence a pour objet de faire mieux comprendre les principes et les procédures qui régissent les Codes de libération de l’OCDE. Commentant en détail l’application des Codes, elle peut servir de manuel pour leurs utilisateurs. Publié pour la première fois en 2003, l'édition 2019 reflète des changements récents.
The Geography of Higher Education (GoHE) aims to improve understanding of how HEIs are generating value for their surrounding communities and networks. In particular, GoHE focuses on the impact of national Higher Education policies in empowering communities and individuals by responding to the needs of regions and cities.
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The OECD, EUROSTAT and MINCETUR invite paper submissions for presentation at the 15th Global Forum on Tourism Statistics to be held on 28-30 November 2018 in Peru. The Forum will include five plenary sessions where a maximum of 25 papers will be presented.
One of the main areas of OECD's work in the responsible sourcing of gold is to ensure that international standards do not further marginalise workers of the informal sector. This implies working on the formalisation of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) sector.
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The OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector helps enterprises implement the due diligence recommendations contained in the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. This guidance supports a common understanding of due diligence and responsible supply chain management in the garment and footwear sector.
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The ASM FAQ booklet provides practical guidance and answers frequently asked questions relating to sourcing gold from artisanal and small-scale mining globally.
We are looking for national and sub-national policies and initiatives for social enterprise creation and development. The focus will be placed on initiatives funded by the European Social Fund, by other EU funds and programmes, by Member States and sub-national authorities and NOT on examples of successful social enterprises.