Regional development

Conferences and Workshops on Regional Development Policy


Forthcoming | Sharing Regional Development Policy | OECD events

Regional development policies and Governance | Innovation

Urban Rural | Statistics | Water governance


Forthcoming OECD events 


  • Seminar: Opportunities for Rural Areas, OECD Headquarters, Paris France, 18 March 2016
  • 30th meeting of the Working Party on Territorial Indicators, Paris, France, 20 April 2016
  • 19th meeting of the Working Party on Urban Policy, Paris, France, 20 April 2016
  • 35th meeting of the Regional Development Policy Committee, OECD Headquarters, Paris, France, 21-22 April 2016
  • Workshop on Transport Infrastructure, OECD Headquarters, Paris, France, 22 April 2016
  • Workshop: A territorial approach to food security and nutrition, OECD Headquarters, Paris France, 29 April 2016
  • 7th Meeting of the OECD Water Governance initiative, Stockholm, Sweden, August 2016
  • Meetings of the RDPC and Working Parties, OECD Headquarters, Paris France, 7-10 November 2016


Sharing Regional Development Policy Messages


Events addressing regional policy issues, organised by other international institutions, take place all over the world. The OECD Secretariat is regularly invited to participate in these events. Some recent key presentations/interventions are as follows:


  • The results of the OECD-CoR survey were debated  by EU local leaders with the OECD Deputy Secretary General, Mari Kiviniemi, during a meeting with the CoR's Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and EU Budget (COTER) in Brussels on 11 December 2015.
OECD-CoR Consultation of Subnational governments
  • Interview with Rolf Alter, Director for Public Governance and Territorial Development at the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), 2 December 2015 at the Cities & Regions Pavilion - TAP2015, COP21, Paris, France.

OECD events


Regional Development Policies and Governance


 Regional Innovation


Urban Development


Rural Development


Statistics and Indicators


Water governance

Transport Infrastructure