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Donald J. Johnston

A Canadian lawyer and politician. He served in various Liberal Party capacities in the 1980s and 1990s and became Secretary-General of the OECD in 1996. During his tenure, which lasted until 2006, the OECD promoted social responsibility for multinational corporations. He was born in 1936.
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Observer reader Donald Johnston from Whins of Milton sent us this photo of the iconic Kelpies on the Forth and Clyde Canal.
The more you can tie a panel to a person or a building, the better,' says Donald Johnston, head of sculpture at Christie's.
Wirral coroner's officer Donald Johnston said a pathology report had concluded Mr Bampton, who worked as a valuer and cataloguer for an auctioneer, died from "multiple injuries.
Expat Donald Johnston, 73, of Sydney, said: "She was right not to sing the anthem.
Coroner's officer Donald Johnston told the hearing Mr Crofts' body was seen in the water off the Priory, in Birkenhead.
a brother, Donald Johnston of Texas; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Free trade agreements are designed to force adjustments on our societies," Donald Johnston, former Canadian MP and cabinet minister, once remarked.
TOKYO - Former Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development chief Donald Johnston has urged Japan to improve its immigration system and boost foreign direct investment into the country as part of efforts to ensure greater economic growth.
OECD Secretary general Donald Johnston said that OECD is working to enhance the role of the private sector and increase its participation in the decision making.
Current Secretary-General Donald Johnston is due to step down in May.
Gurria will begin his five-year term on June 1, 2006, succeeding OECD Secretary General Donald Johnston of Canada.
The second five-year term of Donald Johnston of Canada, the incumbent OECD secretary general, will expire in May and his successor is expected to be picked Dec.