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"Journées du patrimoine" at the OECD

 

‌OECD opened its doors

Journées du patrimoine 2015The OECD opened its doors for the 32nd edition of the Journées européennes du patrimoine, under the theme “Heritage of the 21st Century, a History of the Future”.


This is the only time of the year when the general public can visit OECD Headquarters and the historic Château de la Muette.


Visitors learned about OECD and discovered the heritage of this historical site deeply rooted in French history and the Kings of France.


The OECD was pleased to participate once again and to welcome you, your family and friends, on


Saturday, 19 September & Sunday, 20 September 2015

from 10:00 to 17:00

Guided tours of the Château de la Muette and its gardens in several languages:

approximately 30 minutes every half hour until 16:30

 

 

 



Following the tour, visitors were welcome to remain in the Château gardens and enjoy live music and refreshments provided by our team of volunteers as well as:

  • a conversation with OECD experts (see the full programme below)

  • a Knowledge Fair highlighting work across the OECD

  • an opportunity to get to know the OECD’s Better Life Index

  • activities for children

  • refreshments with proceeds going to the OECD’s War on Hunger group

 

The OECD closed its doors at 17:00.
For practical information on how to get to the OECD.

A CONVERSATION WITH OECD EXPERTS:

Saturday 19 September 2015

  • 11:45-12:30       
    The Global Economic Landscape
    Jean-Luc Schneider, Deputy Director, Policy Studies Branch, OECD Economics  Department

  • 13:30-14:30        
    The French Education System: Is it Performing?
    Marie-Amélie Doring Serre, Consultant, OECD Education and Skills Directorate

  • 14:00-15:30 
    Discovery Lab with Jean-Yves Minette, The OECD’s beekeeper.

  • 14:30-15:30      
    What Future for our Retirements?
    Monika Queisser, Head of Social Policy Division, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs

Sunday 20 September 2015

  • 11:30-12:15        
    A Conversation with the Ambassador
    Mr. Pierre Duquesne, Ambassador of France to the OECD, Permanent Representation of France to the OECD.

  • 14:00-15:30        
    Discovery Lab with Jean-Yves Minette, the OECD's Beekeeper

  • 14:00-14:45        
    A Conversation with the Ambassador
    Mr. Pierre Duquesne, Ambassador of France to the OECD, Permanent Representation of France to the OECD.

 

 

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