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  • Ukraine Day - 16 June 2015

    The OECD held its first “Ukraine Day”, a high-level consultation which discussed how the international community could support Ukraine in meeting its policy challenges and implementing ambitious structural and institutional reforms.

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  • Launch of OECD-Indonesia Joint Work Programme

    Indonesia is also the first Key Partner to sign such a comprehensive joint work programme, which lays out a detailed programme of activities for the upcoming years.

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  • Signing of cooperation agreement between the OECD and Brazil

    Brazil’s participation with the OECD has grown to involve 18 OECD Committees. Brazil’s Vice-Chairmanship in the Governing Board of PISA, and the Steel Committee, highlights the importance that Brazil attaches to helping lead – and shape – the Organisation’s work.

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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.

>> See our work with the different regions

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1 July 2015 - In a historic visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to the OECD in Paris, the People’s Republic of China decided to enhance longstanding collaboration with the OECD and to join the OECD Development Centre. The visit, the first to the OECD by a Chinese State Leader, coincides with the 20th Anniversary of OECD/China relations as well as with China’s upcoming G20 Presidency in 2016.