Compare the performance of 275 metropolitan areas in OECD countries on a number of key indicators, including population, economic performance, and the environment.
The Outlook examines the widening productivity gap across regions and rural areas, its implications for the well-being of people and how regions and cities can be instrumental in achieving the targets of agreements such as the Paris Accord and the Sustainable Development Goals.
The OECD Regional Well-being web tool allows you to measure well-being in your region and compare it with 361 other OECD regions based on nine topics central to the quality of our lives, offering a new way to gauge what policies work and to empower a community to act to achieve higher well-being for its citizens.
Expanding urbanisation is global phenomenon. Through its National Urban Policy (NUP) approach, the OECD is contributing to the conference organised every 20 years taking place on 17-20 October 2016 in Quito, Ecuador. The New Urban Agenda is an opportunity to support the SDGs, notably Goal #11 on ensuring inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and human settlements.
The "Toolkit" is an on-line resource providing implementation guidance for the OECD Recommendation on Effective Public Investment Across Levels of Government. It supports both implementation and peer learning, with indicators and good practices from countries, regions, and municipalities.
The OECD LEED Trento Centre seeks to provide policy advice and develop capacities for the design and implementation of policies tailored to local needs.
Managed correctly, there is enough water on earth for all, but managing water is a complex issue involving multiple stakeholders from all levels of government with different views and objectives.