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BEYOND 2020

The unit is working with OECD experts to identify future disruptions on a variety of policy fields to explore their implications for strategy in the coming decades.

MAKING MIGRATION AND INTEGRATION POLICIES FUTURE READY

Strategic Foresight worked with OECD experts and Member countries to explore plausible future changes of potentially great significance for migration and integration policy in OECD countries.

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GOING DIGITAL

The Foresight Unit has developed an evolving set of scenarios describing plausible yet provocative future policy contexts for policy makers to consider and use to challenge and reframe their discussions.

GOVERNMENT FORESIGHT COMMUNITY

The OECD’s Government Foresight Community brings together strategic foresight practitioners in the public sector from around the world. GFC members exchange information and content on the latest foresight developments in government policy making.

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HIGH LEVEL MEETINGS

The Strategic Foresight unit provides futures thinking and guidance to contribute to the discussions at high-level meetings such as the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting. In 2017, the Unit produced a video shown to ministers to spur thinking about the implications of a potential ‘hyper-digital’ future.

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Slovakia and Slovenia are among the countries using foresight with the OECD’s support in developing strategic and future-fit plans to reach the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.

ANTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE

The OECD is working with government foresight experts and others to build knowledge and develop best practices on how to enhance the capacity of governments to anticipate and plan for the future.

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