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  • Active with Southeast Asia

    The 2017 edition of the Active with Southeast Asia brochure provides an overview of the scope and depth of the OECD work with the region since the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme was launched in 2014.

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  • OECD Eurasia Week

    Focused on the theme of Openness for Shared Prosperity, OECD Eurasia Week will take place on 23-25 October 2017 in Almaty, Kazakhstan

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  • Economic Survey of South Africa 2017

    The OECD’s 2017 Economic Survey of South Africa identifies some of the foundations for inclusive growth in the future: more access to higher education; a more integrated labour market; expanding regional markets; and efforts to promote entrepreneurship and SMEs.

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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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>> August 24: The 2017 OECD Southeast Asia Regional Forum was held in Bangkok, Thailand. Focused on the theme of Opportunities and Policy Challenges of Digital Transformation in Southeast Asia, it brought together policy makers from Southeast Asia and OECD countries, international and regional organisations, and business representatives. 
The OECD, through the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme, is supporting Southeast Asian countries’ policy reform priorities as well as regional integration efforts.