These are the Donor Committee conferences:
17-20 January 2012
This Seminar provided the opportunity for experienced practitioners to update themselves on current trends in Private Sector Development (PSD). In particular it focused on results and how to measure them, including through the DCED Standard.
12-15 April 2010
This DCED conference examined the influence that business environment reform has
on the informal economy in developing and transition economies.
5-7 November 2007
Links to all of the various aspects of this Conference are given below. In particular, the draft BE Donor Guidance is now posted, and comments are invited from anyone, to the dedicated blog.
29 Nov - 01 Dec 2006
This Conference was organised by the Business Environment Working Group as a regional consultative event. The Programme and major links are provided below.
29 Nov - 01 Dec 2005
Links to further information on this Conference are given below.
3-7 April 2000
This Conference was the last of five BDS Conferences organised by the Donor Committee.
01 May - 30 Jun 1999
The Virtual Conference was launched by the Donor Committee to look particularly at measuring performance. It became more than this, however, as it provided a forum in which the emerging ideas about developing commercial service markets could be discussed.
29 Sep - 01 Oct 1998
Business Development Services: How Sustainable Can They Really Be?