Guidelines for multinational enterprises

Latin America and Caribbean: Conference on investment for jobs and development, Santiago, Chile, 27-28 September 2010


Santiago, Chile, 27-28 September 2010

Co-organised by the Government of Chile, the OECD and UNECLAC, this Conference on Investment for jobs and development in Latin America and the Caribbean was the first meeting of the Latin America and Caribbean-OECD Investment Initiative.


This high level meeting initiated dialogue on key investment policy issues in Latin America from a Latin American perspective, taking into account the social and economic development needs and objectives of the region with discussions focusing on:

  • Transparent and predictable policy frameworks for investment
  • The Latin American experience with investment promotion and facilitation
  • The integration of small and medium-sized enterprises in global value chains
  • Public-private partnerships in infrastructure
  • Responsible business conduct in Latin America
  • Latin America as a leader in green investment and growth


(left to right) Mr. Richard Boucher, OECD Deputy Secretary-General and Mr. Raul Saez, Ambassador of Chile to the OECD

This conference brought together policymakers, international experts and other interested stakeholders, from business, labour, and civil society. The leading intergovernmental organisations in the region were also represented, including the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), currently chaired by Brazil.


Conference documents

Preliminary agenda

Conference proceedings


Contact us

Any questions relating to the Latin America and Caribbean-OECD Investment Initiative should be addressed to Dr. Michael Gestrin (Tel: +33 1 45 24 76 24, [email protected])


Documents and links

Policy Framework for Investment

OECD Principles for Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure

Chilean Ministry of Finance



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