The theme of the 2016 Forum taking place in Paris on 3 June is "New Challenges and Innovative Partnerships in a Shifting World". Key issues on the agenda include redefining partnerships to support inclusive and sustainable growth, and innovative policies to increase productivity and tackle inequalities.
Forum 2016, entitled Productive economies, Inclusive societies will be organised around the 3 cross-cutting themes of the OECD Week: inclusive growth and productivity, innovation and the digital economy, and international collaboration for implementing international agreements (COP21 and the Sustainable Development Goals) and standards (BEPS and automatic exchange of information).
The World Humanitarian Summit will be held in Istanbul on 23-24 May. The purpose of the summit is to set a forward-looking agenda for humanitarian action to collectively address future humanitarian challenges.
The PARIS21 Annual Meetings fall shortly after the UN Statistical Commission where we expect to agree on an indicator framework for measuring the SDGs. This year we have organised a “tradeshow” where various partners can showcase and present their existing or new projects and initiatives that contribute to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals agenda.
The OECD will convene the 2016 edition of its Global Forum on Development on the theme of "From Commitment to Actual Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Policies, data and financing", on 31 March 2016 in Paris.
The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) convened a High Level Meeting (HLM) from 18-19 February 2016 in Paris.
The OECD Development Centre is organising a high-level event to commemorate International Women’s Day and the 60th anniversary of the UN Commission of the Status of Women (CSW). The event will be moderated by Daniel Yohannes, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United States to the OECD.
This page provides a running list of financing sustainable development events organised by the DAC or by other institutions.
The DAC ENVIRONET is supporting sustainable development in partner countries by monitoring development finance for climate change, providing policy insights and recommendations to the development community regarding climate change, and contributing to the post-2015 sustainable development agenda.
Organised in collaboration with Expo Milano 2015, the Sahel & West Africa Week from 26 to 30 October will raise public awareness of the Expo’s theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” from a West African perspective.