2020 Global Forum on Competition

2019 OECD Global Forum on Competition

 7-10 December 2020  Virtual zoom meetings

The 2020 Global Forum will take place virtually from 7 to 10 December 2020 (via Zoom), and in the view of the Covid-19 situation, delegates will be informed on any changes occured to this year's event. The Forum will bring together over 450 high-level competition officials from over 110 authorities and organisations worldwide. This year's major theme will be "Competition Policy: Time for a reset?". 

2020 Agenda | Ordre du jour 2020

Missed the 2019 event?    Watch the webcast of the first morning | More information on the 2019 programme and material: here


Over 100 competition authorities, international organisations and invited experts worldwide participate in the Global Forum every year. Participation is by invitation only and restricted to officials from competition authorities, government agencies and international/ regional organisations. 

Representatives of the business community and trade movements can contribute to the discussions through the Business and Advisory Committee to the OECD (BIAC), the Trade Union Advisory Committee (TUAC). The Global Forum also welcomes the participation of Consumers International each year, an important voice for consumers particularly in developing countries. Requests for information can be sent to

Programme outline

Day 1|7 December 2020 

Day 2|8 December 2020

 Day 3 |9 December 2020

 Day 4|10 December 2020



More details on each session will be available soon



OECD Competition on Youtube

About the Forum

Previous Forums

2019 OECD Global Forum on Competition

Since 2001, the OECD Global Forum on Competition has gathered high-level competition officials to discuss a wide variety of competition-related topics.  

2019 TOPICS 

2019 Programme • Photos 
Presentations • Full set of documents • Summary report

See all previous forums

Competition policy responses to COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has provoked a public health crisis without precedent in living memory. The OECD is contributing to a co-ordinated policy response across countries and competition policy is one dimension of that response. Access our dedicated page to see competition-related responses as well as other materials that can help guide the actions of governments and competition authorities in today's challenging times. » OECD competition policy responses to COVID-19



Frédéric Jenny

Diana Moss

Massimo Motta 

John Davies 

Richard Whish 

» More covid-related videos here

Key materials

OECD competition policy responses to COVID-19  27/04/2020  Also available in Spanish.


COVID-19: Competition policy actions for governments and competition authorities  30/04/2020


COVID-19: Managing operational challenges and enforcement risks for competition authorities  30/04/2020


COVID-19: Competition and emergency procurement  30/04/2020


Merger control in the time of COVID-19  25/05/2020


Exploitative pricing in the time of COVID-19  26/05/2020


Co-operation between competitors in the time of COVID-19  26/05/2020


PODCAST: What lessons can we learn for competition and global market? by Frédéric Jenny 


PAPER: Economic Resilience, Globalisation and Market Governance: Facing the Covid-19 Test by Frédéric Jenny


Competition policy in times of crisis: Special supplement to OECD-GVH July 2020 newsletter

Access all centre's newsletters here.

OECD Covid-19 Impact hub

OECD work on competition