The OECD Policy Dialogue on Aid for Trade took place on 16 & 17 January 2013. The dialogue welcomed high-level participants, including OECD Secretary General Gurria, WTO Director General Pascal Lamy and EU Commissioner for Trade Karel de Gucht. Consult the agenda at www.oecd.org/dac/aidfortrade/aidfortradepolicydialogue2013.htm
The set of principles for effective aid is rooted in continuous efforts to improve the delivery of aid, marked by three notable events: the High Level Fora on Aid Effectiveness in Rome, Paris and Accra in 2003, 2005 and 2008, respectively.
Mr. Angel Gurría will travel to Cádiz, Spain, on 16th and 17th November 2012, to participate in the XXII Iberoamerican Summit gathering the Heads of State and Government of Spain, Portugal and Latin America.
The OECD Development Centre is co-organising, with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, a seminar on "Measuring progress towards gender equality: where do we stand?" in Stockholm, Sweden.
The 2012 Meeting of the National Focal Points for Policy Coherence for Development takes place on 7 November. It will focus on new narratives in the global economy.
The Asian Regional Roundtable, jointly organized by the OECD Development Centre and AMRO (ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office), in co-operation with the ASEAN Secretariat and the Economics Department of the OECD.
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North Africa: finding jobs for the 9.8 million young people entering the labour market between now and 2020 will require a new approach to economic growth.
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African Economic Outlook 2012 Regional Conference on: Promoting Youth Employment in North Africa
OECD Secretary General, Angel Gurría will participate in the conference on Promoting Youth Employment in North Africa on 16 July 2012 in Tunis. It is held under the high patronage of the Prime Minister of Tunisia and jointly organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the OECD Development Centre.
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The OECD Development Centre will present the 2012 Social Institutions and Gender Index at UN Women in New York on 5 July. The event will be hosted by the UN Women Research and Data Section and chaired by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women.