The Forum on Partnerships and Local Development (FPLD) is the OECD’s network of practitioners in the fields of economic development, employment, skills and social inclusion. Created by the LEED Programme in 2004, the Forum aims to build the capacities of stakeholders at all levels to work in partnerships to better tackle current economic and social challenges. Read more...


The database aims to serve as the knowledge base for the Forum. Information is available by country and by selected topics including country fact-sheets on partnership models, successful local projects, thematic handbooks, publications and events proceedings. Looking for information? Try our Interactive search tool...

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 The OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development is led by the OECD LEED Programme with the support of Pobal (Ireland), Australian National Employment Services Association (NESA), Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR-SLK), World Association of Public Employment Services (WAPES), ESF-Agency Flanders, Belgium, gsub – Society for Social Business Consultancy (Germany) and W.E. Upjohn Institute (United States).