Leaders and influencers from all sectors of civil society:

  • former and current heads of state and government
  • top CEOs
  • leaders of key NGOs and trade unions
  • prominent members of academia and media

gather every year in Paris, France, to debate the most pressing social and economic challenges confronting society.


Join this public event, that has emerged as a major international conference where policies and ideas are shared between governments, business, civil society and academia. You will 

  • gain insights into the global trends and opportunities shaping our societies
  • take part in exchanges addressing these challenges
  • enrich the Ministerial Meeting


When and where?

The OECD Forum took place on 6-7 June 2017 during OECD Week, at the OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France.


  • Meet the AUTHOR: Chat and share with authors that have recently published new work addressing the divides in our societies today

  • TALKtogether: Experience new technologies in a creative space

  • IdeaFactory: Brainstorm and engage in small groups with other participants to take the debate further

  • 15/15 Talks: Get inspired and listen to creative thinkers and doers

  • Civic Tech Hub: Dive into the world of digital civic engagement

  • and much more... Learn on how we broadened our channels and engaged