Leaders and influencers from all sectors of civil society:

  • former and current heads of state and government
  • top CEOs
  • leaders of key NGOs and trade unions
  • prominent members of academia and media

gather every year in Paris, France, to debate the most pressing social and economic challenges confronting society.


Join this public event, that has emerged as a major international conference where policies and ideas are shared between governments, business, civil society and academia. You will 

  • gain insights into the global trends and opportunities shaping our societies
  • take part in exchanges addressing these challenges
  • enrich the Ministerial Meeting


Browse the 2016 programme


Recapture the atmosphere of OECD Forum 2016


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When and where?

The next OECD Forum will take place on 6-7 June 2017 during OECD Week, at the OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France.



‌See who came to the last Forum:



To trigger intense discussion and exchange, we organise different types of interactive sessions, alongside the main speaker programme.

Find out more below and on the right: