The OECD Social Policy Forum and Ministerial Meeting will be held in Montréal, Canada.

Infused with old world charm and new world energy, Montréal is Canada’s second largest city and the world’s fourth-largest French-speaking city. Its 3.6 million inhabitants and 120 distinct ethnic communities make it a vibrant and multicultural metropolis.

On the heels of its 375th anniversary, 2018 represents an exciting new chapter for Montréal. The city has been hard at work showcasing its unique charm, history and attractions to visitors from around the world.  Amidst the vibrance of everyday life, Montrealers are also working together to build partnerships between all levels of government, civil society and the private sector.

For more information on the city, its attractions and everything needed to make your stay a memorable one please visit the customised OECD Tourisme Montréal site.

Visa Travel requirements

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Please make sure to contact your OECD Delegation to register for the event. 

For all other registration queries please contact [email protected]


Interpretation will be provided in English and French throughout the Ministerial Meeting and the Policy Forum.

Any Delegation wishing to have interpretation into or out of another language is requested to notify the International Team at ESDC in Canada by 16 March 2018. Interpretation in languages other than English and French will be at the cost of the country requesting this service at the standard OECD rate.