Recent event


3rd Ministerial Productivity Summit

Bogota, 25 October 2019

"Harnessing the Digital Transformation to Boost Productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean”

Co-organizers: Colombia’s National Planning Department and the OECD, in partnership with the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The event is supported by the EU Regional Facility for Development in Transition, the OECD Regional Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), and the GFP.

The Summit will gather policymakers from OECD and LAC countries as well as representatives from international organisations to discuss and exchange experiences on the digital transformation, productivity and growth in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

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Joint Workshop on Firms, Industries and Productivity

Lisbon, 16 September 2019 

"R&D and Innovation Policies for the Marketplace Venue"

Co-organizers: The GFP, the Portuguese Ministry of the Economy, Portugal Statistics and the Portuguese National Productivity Board.

The event explored how to improve firms’ productivity by combining data analytics, the adoption of digital technologies and appropriate management and organization skills. In addition to this, the role of efficient R&D and innovation policies was discussed as a way to help firms develop and place goods and services in the market, to the consumer or within value chains. More details to follow.