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OECD consult

OECD consult

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development's (OECD) Development

Assistance Committee (DAC) will hold a two-day conference in Phnom Penh on June 12-13

next week.

The consultation at the Juliana Hotel will aim to stimulate a regional-level dialogue

with external partners on development challenges and the role of development co-operation

in the Mekong countries: Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

Thirty individual participants from the Mekong region will join with officials from

the World Bank, IMF, UNDP, Asian Development Bank, and ESCAP and bilateral donor

agencies for the event.

The consultation will be chaired by James Michel from DAC. Discussion topics will

include: the challenges of development and transition to a market economy, the potential

for regional co-operation within the Mekong area and ASEAN, and the role and effectiveness

of development co-operation.

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