3rd OECD Meeting of Mining Regions and Cities Skellefteå,Sweden

Date: 12/06/2019 - 13/06/2019


The event in Skellefteå focuses on two key questions:

  1. How can mining n be a driver of improved regional well-being?
  2. How can mining contribute to environmentally sustainable regions for future and current generations?

A special focus be will include the transition to the green economy, and  innovative ways to attract, retain and develop a skilled workforce. Participants will also have an opportunity to learn about leading practices related to mining and regional development in the Arctic.

The event is designed for representatives from different levels of government, the private sector and civil society. It will provide the opportunity for a global dialogue on experiences and leading practices on issues related to mining and regional development.

What is the context of this meeting?

The OECD is implementing a project to develop recommendations for improving regional development outcomes for regions and cities that are specialised in mining and extractive industries (minerals, metals and energy resources). It will create opportunities for peer-review and learning through events and studies undertaken by the OECD.

Finf more infromation on the project here: OECD Mining Regions and Cities Project