2017 Global Forum on Competition

2017 OECD Global Forum on Competition

 7-8 December 2017  OECD, Paris

Programme   Speech by the SG
Speakers presentations   Photobook

The Global Forum brings together high-level competition officials from over 100 authorities and organisations worldwide to debate a wide range of key and emerging competition issues including the link between competition policy and other cornerstones of economic development.  The 2017 edition discussed competition and democracy, judicial perspectives of competition law, challenges for small and developing agencies, Viet Nam's competition law and policy and competition in public markets. The next Forum will take place on 29-30 Novembre 2018.


Over 100 competition authorities, international organisations and invited experts worldwide participate in the Global Forum every year. Participation is by invitation only and restricted to officials from competition authorities, government agencies and international/ regional organisations. 

Like other OECD activities, through the Business and Advisory Committee to the OECD (BIAC), the Trade Union Advisory Committee (TUAC) representatives of the business community and trade movements can contribute to the discussions. The Global Forum  also welcomes the participation of Consumers International each year, an important voice for consumers particularly in developing countries.

Programme outline

Day 1|7 December 2017

Day 2|8 December 2017 




Pictures of the forum

Speakers presentations

Speech by the SG


In focus


The next Forum will take place in Paris on 29-30 November 2018. 


Forum pictures now available here


All forum presentations can be seen here.


Read Angel Gurrías speech at the Forum.

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Since 2001, the OECD Global Forum on Competition has gathered high-level competition officials to discuss a wide variety of competition-related topics.  



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