Développement régional

Conferences and Workshops on Regional Development Policy


Forthcoming | Sharing Regional Development Policy | OECD events

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Forthcoming OECD events 

Sharing Regional Development Policy Messages

Events addressing regional policy issues, organised by other international institutions, take place all over the world. The OECD Secretariat is regularly invited to participate in these events. Some of the key presenations/interventions are as follows:


  • 50 years of water policy, radio interview by France Inter, 20 October 2014 with Aziza Akhmouche, Policy Analyst (Water Governance),  Regional Development Policy Division

50 years of water policy
(interview in French)

  • Territorial Reforms in France, radio interview by France Culture on 19 October 2014 with Isabelle Chatry, Senior Policy Analyst, Regional Development Policy Division

Quels pouvoirs pour quels territoires ?
(interview in French)


  • Open Days, Brussels, Belgium 6-9 October 2014, presentation on Urban trends and challenges in OECD countries- the potential of small and medium sized areas by Ioannis Kaplanis, Economist (Urban Programme), Regional Development Policy Division
  • Open Days, Brussels, Belgium 6-9 October 2014, presentation on the international dimension of European urban policy by Ioannis Kaplanis, Economist (Urban Programme) Regional Development Policy Division







  • World Cities Summit, Singapore, 1-4 June 2014
    Presentation on Meeting Cities' Energy Demand by William Tompson, Head Urban Development Programme, Regional Development Policy Division



  • An Urban Agenda for Italy, L'Aquila, Italy, 28-29 May 2014
    Presentation on a national urban agenda for Italy by Paolo Veneri, Economist, Regional Development Policy Division


  • Policy sharing, policy learning, Brussels, Belgium, 22 May 2014. Keynote speaker at the opening panel of the INTERREG IVC Thematic Capitalisation Event; speaking on knowledge sharing among regions, the importance of benchmarking regional policies and presenting the OECD Regional and Metropolitan Areas Databases, Ioannis Kaplanis, Economist, Regional Development Policy Division


Event report - see page 5



  • Hvordan får vi nyt liv i væksten? [How do we spark growth?], Copenhagen Denmark, 2 May 2014
    Presentation on Well-being in Regions by Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Head, Regional Development Policy Division & Monica Brezzi, Head of Statistics Unit



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