OECD Week 2017: Paris, 6-9 June

OECD Week includes:

  • OECD Forum (6-7 June)

  • Meeting of the OECD Council at Ministerial Level (7-8 June)

  • Assiociated meetings:

    • annual General Assemblies of Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD (BIAC) and Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC)

    • OECD/G20 Seminar on trade

    • informal meeting of trade ministers

OECD Forum 2017: 6-7 June


© OECDThe OECD Forum 2017 will take place at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris, France, on 6-7 June 2016.

The central focus of the forum will be on Bridging Divides at a time when:

  • increasing populism and nationalism
  • historically low levels of trust
  • the rapid pace of technological development
  • and the continued effects of the crisis

are having a disruptive impact on our societies and economies.

Divides have become apparent on a number of fronts.

It will highlight the importance of continuing our focus on developing more integrated, and inclusive economies and societies.  

Browse the Forum issues

It draws representatives from business, trade unions, civil society, academia and media, to around 50 sessions:


Browse the Forum programme
Meet the speakers
Visit the Forum website



Ministerial Council Meeting 2017: 7-8 June


‌The Ministerial Council Meeting (MCM) will take place at the OECD Paris Headquarters under the chairmanship of Denmark, with Australia and the United Kingdom as Vice-Chairs.  

‌The meeting will bring together Ministers from Members and Partners to explore policies that could deliver a more inclusive globalisation, and, as such, respond to citizens’ growing concerns about globalisation.

The MCM will discuss the need for inclusive growth to improve well-being for all in open, digitally advanced economies and work to define a more people-centred approach to global rule-making.

This MCM echoes the pledge of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to “Leave No One Behind”.

Ministers will discuss notably:

  • the economic outlook
  • the opportunities and challenges of economic integration
  • the challenges of globalisation
  • domestic policies to ensure people, firms, regions and cities can thrive in an open and digitalised environment
  • building inclusive globalisation
  • international trade and investment for the benefit of all


Visit last year's Ministerial Council Meeting website


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