The Government of Ireland will host the 13th OECD Rural Development Conference 2022 on the theme of Building Sustainable, Resilient and Thriving Rural Places.
The programme will contain sessions with Ministers and Senior Officials from OECD countries on a range of issues including rural economy and services, connectivity, climate action, innovation, and social cohesion. There will also be a special focus on the youth and women. The event will include cultural and rural development activities on Friday 30 September, departing from the Conference venue. Details of this programme will be made available shortly.