Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE)

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URL: http://www.oecd.org/

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Founded

1961-09-30 Paris France

History

Established 30 Sep 1961, Paris (France), by 'Convention on the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development -- Convention relative à l'Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques', signed 14 Dec 1960. Successor body to H-XH7171 - Organization for European Economic Cooperation (OEEC), set up 16 Apr 1948, Paris, in connection with the 'Marshall Plan'.

Aims

Help governments foster prosperity and fight poverty through economic growth and financial stability; help ensure that environmental implications of economic and social development are taken into account.

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Structure

Council (decision-making body), comprising one representative from each member country, plus a representative of the European Commission. Executive Committee. General Secretariat, includes: International Futures Programme; Council and Executive Committee Secretariat; Directorate for Legal Affairs; Global Relations Secretariat; Internal Audit and Evaluation. Executive Directorate; Public Affairs and Communications Directorate. Departments (12): Development Co-operation Directorate; Economics Department; Directorate for Education and Skills; Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs; Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development; Environment Directorate; Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs; Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate; Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry; Statistics Directorate; Centre for Tax Policy and Administration; Trade and Agriculture Directorate. Committees, working groups and expert groups (about 250 in total). Centres (4): Berlin (Germany); Mexico City (Mexico); Tokyo (Japan); Washington DC (USA). Special bodies: E-XM3547 - Africa Partnership Forum (APF); E-XE7985 - OECD Development Centre; F-XF3051 - Financial Action Task Force (FATF); E-XE5314 - International Energy Agency (IEA); F-XD0695 - International Transport Forum (ITF); E-XE0816 - Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA); F-XF6027 - Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

XC3023

Last News

2019

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