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The aim of the OECD’s Global Relations is to create a community of economies which are committed to best policy practices and to finding joint solutions for common challenges, guided by the Organisation’s evidence-based policy advice and standards. This engagement serves a mutual benefit, giving a platform to learn from each other’s policies.

Partners & regions


There has been steady progress over the last few years in the working relations with the Organisation’s five key partners: Brazil, China, India, South Africa, and Indonesia. We have also strengthened relations with many other partners, including through regional approaches.

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1 June 2016 – Chile President Michelle Bachelet, Peru President Ollanta Humala and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría launched the OECD Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Programme during the 2016 OECD Ministerial Council Meeting. The two countries will co-Chair the Programme, which aims to support the region in advancing reform in three priority areas: increasing productivity, advancing social inclusion, and strengthening institutions and governance.

Launch LAC Programme MCM 2016