Environment Directorate


  • Global Forum: Mainstreaming Gender and Empowering Women for Environmental Sustainability

    5-6 March 2020 - This OECD Global Forum will identify and reinforce synergies between environmental policies and economic and social goals, such as achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. It will also highlight gender specific impacts of environmental degradation and discuss how a gender lens could reduce the overall environmental footprint.

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  • OECD Indicators: Environment at a Glance

    18 November - A new OECD tool for environmental indicators. It gives access to the most recent data through interactive graphics and provides key messages on major environmental issues. The indicators shown provide a tool to track environmental performance and progress towards sustainable development.

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  • Report: Pharmaceutical Residues in Freshwater

    13 November - This report calls for a better understanding of the effects of pharmaceutical residues in the environment, greater international collaboration and accountability distribution, and policy actions to prevent and remedy emerging concerns.

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The Environment Directorate helps countries to design environmental policies that are both economically efficient and effective at achieving their environmental objectives.

learn more about OECD WORK ON ENVIRONMENT 2019-20

Brochure: OECD work on environment 2019-20 (PDF)