11/11/2019 - As a founding institutional partner of the Paris Peace Forum, the OECD will take a leading role at the 2019 Forum on November 12-13 at the Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris. The Organisation’s expertise and experience in responding to global challenges will support the Forum’s call for collective action, with concrete initiatives to tackle inequalities and support international co-operation.
With OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, OECD Chief of Staff, G20 Sherpa and Paris Peace Forum Steering Committee member Gabriela Ramos and Danone General Secretary Mathias Vicherat.
The Observatory will support countries in promoting and protecting civic space. It will collect data on the most effective policies in this area, act as a knowledge-sharing platform, develop international standards and encourage governments to align their policies to them.
With OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, and OECD Chief of Staff and G20 Sherpa Gabriela Ramos. A panel discussion will be chaired by Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah, Chief Executive Oxfam GB, with Patrick Gaspard, President Open Society Foundations; Katju Holkeri, Open Government Coordinator at the Finnish Ministry of Finance, and OECD Public Governance Director Marcos Bonturi.
During the panel, the SG will present key findings of the forthcoming OECD-ILO-OIM- UNICEF report: Ending child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains. Jointly authored by the ILO, OECD, IOM and UNICEF under the aegis of Alliance 8.7, this is the first ever attempt to measure these human rights abuses and violations on a large scale. The report responds to the call of G20 Labour and Employment Ministers in July 2017, and was delivered to them at their Ministerial meeting in Japan in September.
With OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, International Labour Organization Secretary General Guy Ryder and French Employment Minister Muriel Penicaud.
Niñas STEM Pueden, a joint project of the OECD and the Mexican government, aims to challenge stereotypes and encourage young girls in Mexico to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics, where they are underrepresented.
With OECD Chief of Staff and G20 Sherpa Gabriela Ramos.
Other OECD activities:
During this panel, the UNDP, OECD, the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, and their partners will announce the launch of a campaign and joint work on the alignment of finance with the SDGs.
Working with over 100 countries, the OECD is a global policy forum that promotes policies to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.