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  • 2016 OECD Eurasia Week

    OECD Eurasia Week 2016: Productivity and Resilience in Eurasia took place on 22-24 November 2016 in Paris, France to further strengthen relations between the countries of the region and the OECD.

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  • Productivity and Inclusive Growth

    5-6 December 2016: International conference and Ministerial Meeting in Santiago, Chile gathering Latin American Ministers & experts.

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  • SMEs in Libya's Reconstruction: Preparing for a Post-Conflict Economy

    This new report analyses the structural economic and framework conditions in Libya, highlights potential drivers of development and considers the role of SMEs and entrepreneurship promotion in driving post-conflict recovery. It is intended to contribute to the implementation of policies fostering private sector development.

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The aim of the OECD’s Global Relations is to create a community of economies which are committed to best policy practices and to finding joint solutions for common challenges, guided by the Organisation’s evidence-based policy advice and standards. This engagement serves a mutual benefit, giving a platform to learn from each other’s policies.

Partners & regions


There has been steady progress over the last few years in the working relations with the Organisation’s five key partners: Brazil, China, India, South Africa, and Indonesia. We have also strengthened relations with many other partners, including through regional approaches.

>> See our work with the different regions

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4 October 2016, Tunis – Ministers of OECD and MENA economies gathered at the 2016 MENA-OECD Ministerial Conference to discuss Better Policies for Inclusive Growth and Economic Integration in the MENA Region and adopt the new Tunis Declaration. Morocco handed over the Chairmanship of the MENA-OECD Initiative to Tunisia in the presence of co-chairs Sweden and Spain, and MENA and OECD Ministers defined the new 2016-2020 strategic priorities for the Initiative's Governance and Competitiveness Programmes.‌‌‌‌