SAVE THE DATE !  1-2 December 2022, Paris

The 2022 Global Forum on Competition will take place in Paris on 1-2 December 2022. Invitation emails will soon be sent to officials from competition authorities worldwide!

2021 Global Forum on Competition

6-8 December 2021  OECD Virtual event


The OECD Global Forum on Competition brings together every year competition officials from over 110 authorities and organisations worldwide.

Day 1 of the forum explored the theme of "Trade, development and competition" and featured the OECD's Secretary-General Mathias Cormann, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, WTO Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan and Joseph Stiglitz amongst others.

  Watch the replay here (available in French)

Agenda l Ordre du jour 

Keynote address by Kristalina Georgieva 


Over 100 competition authorities, international organisations and invited experts worldwide participate in the Global Forum every year. Participation is by invitation only and restricted to officials from competition authorities, government agencies and international/ regional organisations. Representatives of the business community and trade movements can contribute to the discussions through the Business and Advisory Committee to the OECD (BIAC), the Trade Union Advisory Committee (TUAC). The Global Forum also welcomes the participation of Consumers International each year, an important voice for consumers, particularly in developing countries.

Session 1 will be open also to the public. For further queries, please contact

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Previous Forums

Since 2001, the OECD Global Forum on Competition has gathered high-level competition officials to discuss a wide variety of competition-related topics.  

2019 OECD Global Forum on Competition

  Missed the 2020 edition? Watch Day 1 live on Youtube  (available in French). 

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Competition policy responses to COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has provoked a public health crisis without precedent in living memory. The OECD is contributing to a co-ordinated policy response across countries and competition policy is one dimension of that response. Access our dedicated page to see competition-related responses as well as other materials that can help guide the actions of governments and competition authorities in today's challenging times. » OECD competition policy responses to COVID-19



Frédéric Jenny

Diana Moss

Massimo Motta 

John Davies 

Richard Whish 

» More covid-related videos here

Key materials

OECD competition policy responses to COVID-19  27/04/2020  Also available in Spanish.


COVID-19: Competition policy actions for governments and competition authorities  30/04/2020


COVID-19: Managing operational challenges and enforcement risks for competition authorities  30/04/2020


COVID-19: Competition and emergency procurement  30/04/2020


Merger control in the time of COVID-19  25/05/2020


Exploitative pricing in the time of COVID-19  26/05/2020


Co-operation between competitors in the time of COVID-19  26/05/2020


PODCAST: What lessons can we learn for competition and global market? by Frédéric Jenny 


PAPER: Economic Resilience, Globalisation and Market Governance: Facing the Covid-19 Test by Frédéric Jenny


Competition policy in times of crisis: Special supplement to OECD-GVH July 2020 newsletter

Access all centre's newsletters here.

OECD Covid-19 Impact hub

OECD work on competition