The Steering Committee of the Austrian NCP is chaired by a senior official of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs and is composed of representatives of the Federal Chancellery, the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection, the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, the Federal Ministry of Finance, the Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, the Austrian Chamber of Agriculture, the Austrian Trade Union Federation, the Federation of Austrian Industries, the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, an Austrian-based member organization of OECD-Watch as well as one external expert in the field of extrajudicial dispute resolution. It held its constituting session on 3 May 2012.
The tasks of the Steering Committee, inter alia, include consulting the Austrian NCP in all matters regarding the implementation of the OECD Guidelines, participation in the preparation of the annual report to the OECD Investment Committee, promotion of a broad dialogue on the OECD Guidelines with stakeholders and the submission of proposals for the further development of the Austrian NCP.
According to the Terms of Reference of the Steering Committee, the Steering Committee meets at least twice a year. A short and anonymised version of the minutes of every meeting is published on the German homepage of the Austrian NCP (in German).
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