The conference, held from 12-13 December 2002 in Fortaleza, Brazil, provided a valuable opportunity to bring together key actors from the public and private sectors.
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The 2003 edition of this series proposes to explore the role of regions as a key factor contributing to territorial development. Regions are becoming crucial in the promotion of co-operation and innovation at various levels of governance from loc.
The OECD Territorial Review on Helsinki, Finland evaluates the metropolitan region's development in recent years and assesses challenges for the future.
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Maps of population dynamics in OECD regions
Please find here a list of the publications on regional reviews with links to the OECD bookshop where you will find additional information on each publication.
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The documents are the Program of the Conference "Territorial Development Policy: the Role of Infrastructures" held in London on 2 and 3 May 2002 and the introduction issue paper at that Conference.
Please find here a brief description of one of our regional territorial reviews and links to the OECD bookshop with further information on the publication.
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In OECD countries, rural areas account for three-quarters of the land and are home to a quarter of the population. Rapid changes in the international economy clearly have a different effect on these regions than on cities and towns, offering different challenges but also different opportunities.Improved communications and the Internet make it possible for many people to work just as effectively from a cottage in a village as in a city