Regional, rural and urban development

Regional Development Policy Events


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Upcoming OECD events 


  • 4th Meeting of the OECD Champions Mayors for Inclusive Growth Initiative, 18 March 2019, Athens, Greece
  • 7th OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers, 19 March 2019, Athens Greece
  • 4th RDPC Ministerial: Megatrends. Building better futures for regions, cities and rural areas, 19-20 March 2019, Athens, Greece
  • 36th meeting of the Working Party on Territorial Indicators, 13 May 2019, Paris, France
  • Workshop on the Localisation of SDG data (joint WPTI/WPURB), 14 May 2019, Paris, France
  • 25th meeting of the Working Party on Urban Policy, 15 May 2019, Paris, France
  • High-level Conference on Subnational Finance and Investment, 17-18 June 2019, Paris France
  • 12th meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative, 20-21 June, Berlin Germany
  • Regional Development Policy Committee and Working Party meetings, week 18 November 2019, Paris, France


Regional Development Policy Messages 

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at the Seminar Mobilizing the economic potential
of cities and regions


at the 2018 SMARTER Conference


Regional Development Policies and Governance

 Regional Innovation

  • OECD Workshop: Regions and Innovation: Collaborating Across Borders, Paris, France, 16-17 September 2013

Urban Development

Rural Development

Statistics and Indicators

Water governance

EU Conference: A Sustainable Arctic: Innovative Approache