The OECD at 50: Past Achievements, Present Challenges and Future Directions

The OECD is now celebrating its 50th anniversary, and as with our own lives, this milestone is an opportunity to reflect on our past achievements. There have been many successes and in this article I will highlight some of them and the impact they have had on our member and partner countries. The account of our achievements must, however, go hand in hand with a reflection on the challenges that the OECD will be facing in the years to come.