2019 OECD Forum of SEARP : Connecting Southeast Asia

The OECD will hold the 2019 Forum of the Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP): Connecting Southeast Asia on 11 March 2019 at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris, France. The Forum will be followed by the fifth meeting of the Steering Group of the SEARP on 12 March 2019.

Under the umbrella theme of “Connecting Southeast Asia” the Forum will address the issue of connectivity on three levels: Regional (ASEAN Connectivity), Inter-regional, and Sub-regional, taking into account the particularities of the various connectivity initiatives. 

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Upcoming events (2018):


 Date   Location   Event

20 September

Paris, France Inter-Sessional Steering Group Meeting of the Southeast Asia Regional Programme

9-10 October

Kuala, Lumpur 4th meeting of the ASEAN-OECD Good Regulatory Practice Network
10 October Bali, Indonesia Launch of the 2018 Economic Survey of Indonesia and of the new Joint Work Programme with Indonesia for 2018-2020
25 October Singapore Launch of the OECD Southeast Asia Governance at a Glance
5-9 November Nay Pwi Taw, Myanmar 10th meeting of the Regional Policy Network on SMEs
7-8 November Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2018 OECD-ASIAN Roundtable On Corporate Governance
11-15 November Singapore Launch of the 2019 OECD Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India
21-22 November Vientiane, Lao PDR Meeting of the OECD’s Regional Network on Education and Skills /Employment and Skills Strategies in Southeast Asia (ESSSA) initiative
26-27 November Bangkok, Thailand High-Level Asia/Pacific Conference and Roundtables on Financial Literacy, Financial Inclusion and Financial Consumer Protection


Highlighted past events (2018):


 Date   Location   Event
1 September  Singapore Launch of the 2018 OECD ASEAN SME Policy Index
27-28 June Jakarta, Indonesia OECD-ERIA-ASEAN Regional Conference on Agro-food Value Chains in ASEAN
31 May Paris, France Launch of OECD-Thailand Country Programme 
25-26 April Tokyo, Japan 2018 Roundtable on Insurance and Retirement Saving in Asia
9 April Bangkok, Thailand Launch of OECD Multidimensional Country Review of Thailand: Initial Assessment
2-6 April Luang Prabang, Lao PDR 9th Meeting of the Regional Policy Network on SMEs
28 March Yangon, Myanmar 5th meeting of OECD Southeast Asia Corporate Governance Initiative and 1st Meeting of the OECD-Myanmar Corporate Governance Reform Programme
8-9 March Tokyo, Japan First OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme’s Ministerial Conference
7 March Bangkok, Thailand Launch of the OECD Integrity Review of Thailand
1-2 March Tokyo, Japan 18th Roundtable on Capital Market and Financial Reform in Asia
6-8 February Bali, Indonesia

International Seminar on Expanding Social Security Coverage

10 January 2018 Paris, France

Inter-sessional meeting of the Steering Group of OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme