Regional development

Conferences and Workshops on Regional Development Policy


Forthcoming | Sharing Regional Development Policy | OECD events

Regional development policies and Governance | Innovation

Urban Rural | Statistics | Water governance


Forthcoming OECD events 


  • International Roundtable for Citites: Exchanging citites' experiences on resilience, Lisbon, Portugal,  21 June 2016
  • 7th meeting of the OECD Water Governance initiative, The Hague, Netherlands, 23-24 June 2016
  • Habitat III, Policy Unit 3 on National Urban Policies, Quito, Ecuador, 17-20 October 2016
  • 31st meeting of the Working Party on Territorial Indicators, OECD Headquarters, Paris France, 7 November 2016
  • Seminar: Northern Sparsely Populatated Areas, OECD Headquarters, Paris France, 7 November 2016
  • 19th meeting of the Working Party on Rural Policy, OECD Headquarters, Paris France, 7-8 November 2016
  • 20th meeting of the Working Party on Urban Policy, OECD Headquarters, Paris France, 8 November 2016
  • 36th meeting of the Regional Development Policy Committee, OECD Headquarters, Paris France, 9-10 November 2016
  • OECD Forum on Sustainable Development and Green Growth, OECD Headquarters, Paris France, 9-10 November 2016


Sharing Regional Development Policy Messages


Events addressing regional policy issues, organised by other international institutions, take place all over the world. The OECD Secretariat is regularly invited to participate in these events. Some recent key presentations/interventions are as follows:


  • The results of the OECD-CoR survey were debated  by EU local leaders with the OECD Deputy Secretary General, Mari Kiviniemi, during a meeting with the CoR's Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and EU Budget (COTER) in Brussels on 11 December 2015.
OECD-CoR Consultation of Subnational governments
  • Interview with Rolf Alter, Director for Public Governance and Territorial Development at the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), 2 December 2015 at the Cities & Regions Pavilion - TAP2015, COP21, Paris, France.

OECD events


Regional Development Policies and Governance


 Regional Innovation


Urban Development


Rural Development


Statistics and Indicators


Water governance