Regional development

Conferences and Workshops on Regional Development Policy


Forthcoming | Sharing Regional Development Policy | OECD events

Regional development policies and Governance | Innovation

Urban Rural | Statistics | Water governance


Forthcoming OECD events 


  • OECD Mining Regions: building a network to enhance productivity and well-being, Antofagasta, Chile, 5 - 7 October 2017
  • 10th meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative, 20-21 November, Vienna, Austria
  • 20th meeting of the Working Party on Rural Policy, 5 December 2017, OECD Headquarters, Paris, France
  • 33rd meeting of the Working Party on Territorial Indicators, 5 December 2017, OECD Headquarters, Paris, France
  • 22nd meeting of the Working Party on Urban Policy 6 December, 2017, OECD Headquarters, Paris, France
  • 38th meeting of the Regional Development Policy Committee, week 7-8 December 2017, OECD Headquarters, Paris, France


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 productivity gains across regions and cities, made at the OECD Global Forum on Productivity, held on 26-27 June 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, by Rudiger Ahrend, Regional Development Policy Division.
  • Presentation on A City Perspective for Inclusive Growth, made at Regional Studies Association Annual Conference, held in Dublin, Ireland on 4-7 June 2017, by Mr. Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Special Advisor to the Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Local Development and Tourism.

OECD events


Regional Development Policies and Governance


 Regional Innovation


Urban Development


Rural Development


Statistics and Indicators


Water governance