Policy Coherence for Development

Policy Coherence, the SDGs and the UN 2030 Agenda


Policy Coherence, the SDGs and the UN 2030 Agenda:
Grappling with policy interactions and transboundary spill-overs in the global economy

Seminar organised jointly by:
Agence Française de Développement (AFD); and
OECD (Economics Department & Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development Unit, SGE)

Joint Chairs: Gaël Giraud, AFD and Catherine L. Mann, OECD

27 October, AFD, Paris

Venue: Agence Française de Développement, Auditorium Nelson Mandela, Bâtiment Mistral, 3 Place Louis Armand, 75012 Paris



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9:30-9:40  Introductory address and welcoming of participants, Rémy Rioux, Director-General, AFD
9:40-10:20 Opening remarks, Gaël Giraud, Chief Economist, AFD, and Catherine L. Mann, Chief Economist, OECD

Session 1: Shifting analytical and policy priorities – How can greater coherence in monetary, fiscal and structural policy contribute to inclusive growth and sustainable development?
Chair: Catherine L. Mann

12:30-14:00 Light buffet lunch for all participants

Session 2: Shifting analytical and policy priorities – How can trade, migration and sectoral policies be articulated into a coherent approach to economic transformation?
Chair: Gaël Giraud

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

Session 3: The geopolitics of international cooperation: What prospects for policy coherence and achieving sustainable development in a multi-polar world?
Chair: Gabriela Ramos, OECD Chief-of-Staff and G20 Sherpa


  Closing remarks, Gaël Giraud and Christian Kastrop (Director for Policy Studies, OECD)



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