Second International Conference on National Urban Policy, Paris, France, 15-16 May 2017
32nd meeting of the Working Party on Territorial Indicators, 17 May 2017
21st meeting of the Working Party on Urban Policy, 17 May 2017
37th meeting of the Regional Development Policy Committee 18-19 May 2017
9th meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative, 3-4 July 2016, Paris France
10th meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative, 20-21 November, Vienna, Austria
38th meeting sof the Regional Development Policy Committee and its Working Parties, week 4-8 December 2017
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:
Presentation on "Effective public investment at subnational level in times of fiscal constraints" made at the Workshop on Ex-Ante Conditionalities in Cohesion Policies held on 29 November 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. Presentation by Dorothée Allain-Dupré, Senior Project Manager, Public Investment and Multi-level Governance, Regional Development Policy Division.
Presentation on Regional disparities innovation and productivity made at the AQR (Regional Quantitative Analysis Group) Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics held in Barcelona on 27-28 October 2016 by Karen Maguire, Counsellor, Regional Development Policy Division.
Presentation on OECD urban-related work by Rudiger Ahrend, Head of Urban Policy, Regional Development Policy Division.
Presentation on Rural-Urban Partnership for economic development made at the Habitat 3 conference held in Quito, Ecuador, 17-20 October 2016, by Joaquim Oliveir Martins, Head Regional Development Policy Division.
Better planning could avoid cities becoming inequality traps video interview with Rolf Alter, Director of the Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate.
European week of Regions and Cities which took place in Brussels, Belgium from 10-13 October 2016. Presention on Productive regions for inclusive societies by Mr. Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Head Regional Development Policy Division.