Denmark handed OECD presidency for 2017

Danes to preside over minsterial meeting in June

Denmark has been handed the presidency of the 2017 OECD Ministerial Meeting of the 35 member nations’ foreign, economic and trade ministers.

It will oversee matters at the OECD headquarters in Paris in June 2017 – its first presidency since 2001.

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Facing the music
As well as the ministers, a number of representatives from international organisation and OECD candidate countries will also be in attendance.

The meeting will discuss global economic and social issues, challenges and opportunities with a particular focus on growth and employment.