Development Centre


  • 7th edition of the International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean

    The 7th edition of the International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean provides the opportunity to discuss challenges and to share solutions regarding sustainable economic development in the region. The Forum will take place Friday 5 June, Paris.

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  • African Economic Outlook 2015

    With Africa’s population set to triple by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people’s living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015, released at the African Development Bank Group’s 50th Annual Meetings.

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  • Social Institutions and Gender Index

    The Global launch of the 2014 edition of the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) in Oslo will aim to provide a global platform to raise international awareness of including discriminatory social norms in a post-2015 framework.

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The Development Centre occupies a unique place within the OECD and in the international community. It is a forum where countries come to share their experience of economic and social development policies. The Centre contributes expert analysis to the development policy debate. The objective is to help decision makers find policy solutions to stimulate growth and improve living conditions in developing and emerging economies.

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Africa: making growth more inclusive hinges on unlocking potential of local economies

Media advisory: Launch of the African Economic Outlook 2015

Action is needed to secure future livelihoods in developed and emerging economies, says the OECD Development Centre

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