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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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MURCAR Links member Donald Johnston aced his tee shot at the 162-yard fifth on the Murcar course using a five iron.
Turner swamped two other candidates on the second ballot by delegates to a Liberal Party convention, getting 1.862 votes to 1,368 for Energy Minister Jean Chretien and 192 for Economic Development Minister Donald Johnston.
Observer reader Donald Johnston from Whins of Milton sent us this photo of the iconic Kelpies on the Forth and Clyde Canal.
Christie's specialist Donald Johnston reports that in 2011, in a sale in Paris, a brilliantly blue Limoges enamel book cover, depicting the Crucifixion and dated 1190-1200, achieved 517,000 [euro].
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.
of Vancouver, Wash., and Marvin Johnston of Milwaukie; a stepdaughter, Yvonne Watts of Aberdeen, S.D.; a sister, Betty Collins of Auburn, Wash.; 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.