OECD Forum - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Upcoming events

30 March 2021 (Date to be confirmed)

OECD Forum Series 2021: Gender Equality and the Recovery

The pandemic has magnified the need to consider gender equality and diversity as an integral part of policy making. Join us to discuss how the recovery can provide an opportunity to effect profound change, taking a more holistic approach to equity and equality – going beyond the traditional “gender” issues – to broader societal priorities that urgently need more inclusive approaches. Register here.







Forum Network: Thought leaders share their perspectives on the COVID-19 crisis

Missed an event?

Watch past events on demand and join the conversation in our dedicated rooms on the Forum Network:


16 December 2020
The benefits of a multigenerational workforce: Living, learning and earning longer 

15 December 2020
COVID-19: The great digital acceleration 

14 December 2020
Meet the : David Goodhart
A new societal contract for the recovery 

3 December 2020
Healthcare in the Digital Age

24 November 2020
International Co-operation and Vaccines

19 November 2020
Communicating on public health and vaccines in a climate of misinformation

30 September 2020
A Green COVID Recovery: the role of Finance

10 September 2020
Schooling in times of COVID-19




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Ministerial Council Meeting 2020


The 2020 Ministerial Council Meeting was chaired by Spain with Chile, Japan and New Zealand as vice-chairs. It gathered Leaders and Ministers on 28-29 October in virtual format.

Leaders and Ministers discussed their priorities for domestic recovery plans and their expectations for international co-operation in support of a strong, resilient, green and inclusive recovery. 

They also discussed the role that the OECD can play in supporting member and partner countriesin these challenging times in policy areas ranging from macroeconomic policies, to employment and social protection, trade and investment or the actions needed for a green recovery.

Read the 2020 Ministerial Council Statement: A strong, resilient, inclusive and sustainable recovery from COVID-19

OECD 60th Anniversary

The OECD is reaching its 60th Anniversary in a unique and challenging context. As the world confronts the worst health, economic and social crisis since the 1930s, the OECD is once again rising to the challenge to support its Member countries and the global community in their response to the crisis and their efforts to foster a strong, resilient, inclusive and sustainable recovery.

Join us for the start of the celebrations of the OECD’s 60th anniversary on 14 December 2020, alongside leaders and key stakeholders.