The conference, held from 12-13 December 2002 in Fortaleza, Brazil, provided a valuable opportunity to bring together key actors from the public and private sectors. Participants had the unique occasion to discuss trends in regional inequalities related to territorial development policies, with a special focus on the role of FDI in the development of regions in Brazil, other Latin America countries, Europe and Asia. See below for a selection of papers presented during the conference.
On trends and challenges in territorial development:
- Cultivating Regional Development: Main Trends and Policy Challenges in OECD Regions (153KB)
On governance and FDI:
For papers that address specifically the situation in Brazil:
For more information, the press release gives a brief summary of the conference. Please contact Lamia.Kamal-Chaoui@oecd.org for further details.