OECD Development Centre

Centre de développement de l'OCDE

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History

23 Oct 1962, Paris (France), as a semi-autonomous institution within Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Aims

Serve as a bridge between OECD member countries and developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America; bring together the knowledge and experience available in OECD member countries of both economic development and on formulation and execution of general policies of economic cooperation; adapt such knowledge and experience to the actual needs of countries or regions in the process of economic development and place results at the disposal of policy-makers in the countries concerned; extend and deepen the knowledge and understanding in member countries of social and economic problems of the developing world; explore and explain difficulties encountered by developing nations in implementing development policies and strategies; assist decision-makers in such countries through objective, in-depth and practical recommendations to promote constructive policy change; identify emerging issues in economic relations between OECD and developing countries, study their implications and propose policy options for dealing with these issues in a preventative manner; serve as a forum for exchange of ideas and experience.

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Activities

include: policy-oriented research; cooperation and dialogue; conferences, seminars and workshops on specific topics for researchers, private-sector representatives, civil servants and high-level government officials from Africa, Asia and Latin America; networking with research institutes in the developing world. Organizes annual forum in Paris (France): International Forum on African Perspectives (cooperation with AfDB). Instrumental in setting up: Global Network of Foundations Working for Development (netFWD). Hosts: Global Network of Foundations Working for Development (netFWD).

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 13 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 15 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 39 countries
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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Social
  • Economics
    • Economic
  • Development
    • Development
  • Policy-making
    • Policy
  • Solidarity
    • Cooperation

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

E7985

Last News Received

2017
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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