OECD Development Centre

Centre de développement de l'OCDE

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URL: http://www.oecd.org/dev/
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1962-10-23 Paris France


Established as a semi-autonomous institution within C-XC3023 - OECD.


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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Governing Board. Director/Chief Development Economist. Although responsible to member governments, the Centre has the autonomy and scientific independence required to perform its tasks.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

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



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