Regional Development

OECD Roundtable on Cities and Regions for the SDGs


5th OECD Roundtable on Cities and Regions for the SDGs


 26 April 2022 12:00-15:00

 Agenda l Participants 

The 5th Roundtable brought together key stakeholders from cities, regions, national governments, the private sector, civil society, academia, philanthropy and international organisations to:
  • Launch the OECD policy paper on The Sustainable Development Goals as a Framework for COVID-19 Recovery in Cities and Regions, based on the OECD-CoR Survey.  
  • Present the draft OECD Toolkit to implement a Territorial Approach to the SDGs, including: i) lessons from 10 policy dialogues with cities and regions; ii) successful examples on how cities and regions are using the SDGs as a policy-making tool; iii) a Self-Assessment tool for cities and regions to monitor to what extent they are following the OECD Checklist on A Territorial Approach to the SDGs.
  • Discuss how city-to-city partnerships and decentralised development co-operation can contribute to localising the SDGs and addressing the unfolding uncertainty in the current international context 






Previous Roundtables

29 - 30 June, 2021

4th Roundtable


16 - 17 November, 2020

3rd Roundtable


9 December 2019,

2nd Roundtable, Bonn, Germany


7 March 2019,

1st Roundtable, Paris, France