OECD 2022 Ministerial Council Meeting June 9-10, 2022


A Meeting of the OECD Council at Ministerial Level (MCM) will take place at OECD Headquarters on 9-10 June. Chaired by Italy, with vice-chairs Norway and Mexico, Ministers will meet to disuss “The Future We Want: Better Policies for the Next Generation and a Sustainable Transition’’

The Ministerial Council Meeting is the OECD’s highest-level forum, attended by ministers of finance, economy, foreign affairs, trade and other government departments from the Organisation’s members and partner countries, as well as by representatives of other international organisations.

This year’s MCM will be opened by OECD Secretary-General, Mathias Cormann; Italian Prime Minister, Mario Draghi; Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy; and Chairperson of the Africa Union and President of Senegal, Macky Sall.

Ministers will discuss a range of pressing challenges including the implications of the war in Ukraine, strengthening pandemic prevention and preparedness, trade and environmental sustainability and providing a better future for young people. Other discussions will include cooperation with Africa and the green transition for future generations.

The MCM will be preceded by the Employment & Labour Ministerial on Tuesday 7 June and the launch of the Economic Outlook presented by Secretary-General Cormann and Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist Laurence Boone on Wednesday 8 June.

Events open to media

Thursday 9 June 2022
10:00 – 10:45 (CEST) Opening of Ministerial Meeting and Keynote Address

Watch the webcast

  • Remarks by the OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann
  • Keynote address by Italy’s Prime Minister, Mario Draghi
  • Remarks by Ukraine’s President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy
  • Remarks by Senegal’s President, Macky Sall
  • Remarks by Vice-Chairs, Mexico & Norway
Friday 10 June 2022
15.45 TBC (CEST) Ministerial Council Meeting closing press conference

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  • Remarks by the OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann
  • Remarks by Italy’s Minister of Finance Daniele Franco