This Declaration, first adopted in 1976, constitutes a policy commitment to improve the investment climate, encourage the positive contribution multinational enterprises can make to economic and social progress and minimise and resolve difficulties which may arise from their operations.
The OECD is a global leader in efforts to establish internationally agreed rules and standards for policies on capital movements, international investment, investment statistics, and responsible business conduct. These rules are laid down in legally binding instruments or recommendations that enshrine a broad consensus on good policy design.
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Policy Statement - Tourism policies for sustainable and inclusive growth adopted at the OECD meeting on tourism policies for sustainable and inclusive growth.
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The OECD Council recommends use of the Framework: to facilitate coherence for better policy formulation and implementation; as a tool for self-evaluation, peer reviews, knowledge and experience sharing, regional co-operation, and multilateral discussions on investment-related policies; and, as a source of international good practices on investment climate reforms.
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This document reproduces the basic texts of the OECD Declaration and Decisions on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises and its four inter-related elements. All parts of the Declaration are subject to periodical reviews. The most recent review - completed in May 2011 - concerned the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
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Swedish translation of the 2011 Guidelines by the Swedish National Contact Point.
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Guidelines for Recipient Country Investment Policies relating to National Security have been adopted by the OECD to help governments maintain fair treatment of international investors while meeting their countries' security needs.
DAFFE/IME/WPG(2000)15/FINAL. This document includes the text and implementation procedures of the Guidelines, along with the corresponding commentary and clarifications where they exist.
This instrument was revised following the completion of the revision of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in June 2000. It comprises the text of the Declaration and Decisions on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises and its four inter-related elements.