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Attending the 50th session of the RDPC

  • 2024-07-04
  • GDPC

Attending the 50th session of the RDPC


Date: May 13 ~17, 2024

Venue: OECD, Paris, France


The 50th session of the Regional Development Policy Committee (RDPC), together with the 46th session of the Working Party on Territorial Indicators, the 31st session of the Working Party on Rural Policy, and the 35th session of the Working Party on Urban Policy, was held at the OECD, Paris, from May 13 to 17. Dr. Eunji Choi, an associate research fellow at GDPC, attended the event to advise representatives from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport who attended on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Korea.The RDPC serves as the premier international forum promoting effective place-based policies to improve living standards and well-being for citizens across all regions, cities, and rural areas. Delegates from various OECD member countries attended roundtable meetings to share their place-based, multilevel, and multisectoral regional development policies. During the meetings, the RDPC and government delegates discussed key concepts, such as inclusive growth and functional areas, shared experiences on national urban policy (NUP), the use of OECD Principles on Urban Policy, challenges and opportunities in AI for advancing regional policy, and recent policy innovations. Delegates were also invited to share their views on the agenda and expectations of the upcoming RDPC ministerial meeting.