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"By signing this Memorandum, our organisations commit to deliver a multidimensional and coherent policy advice, to promote the cross-pollination of our assessments, ideas and solutions to ensure better jobs for better lives", said OECD Secretary-General.
A lesson from the crisis is that international cooperation is important both in dealing with the emergency and in shaping the way forward, agreeing on common principles and setting common rules, said A. Gurría.
We have a very timely opportunity for developing a new paradigm for development, including domestic resources mobilisation, innovation, gender equality, good governance and anti corruption, said A. Gurría.
L’economia italiana si sta riprendendo e noi concordiamo con il governo nell’attenderci per l’anno prossimo una crescita leggermente migliore di quest’anno”, ha dichiarato Angel Gurría. “Non dobbiamo tuttavia sottovalutare il lavoro che resta da svolgere. L’Italia deve ancora fare dei passi in avanti per rafforzare la crescita e diminuire il rischio di futuri shock economici
Well targeted macroeconomic and structural policies would ensure long-term growth for the Italian economy while contributing to healthier public finances, according to the OECD Secretary-General presenting the Economic Survey of Italy in Milan.
Our economies need a change of engine. The age of carbon is over. Renewable energies are the only future viable source if we want to protect life. Spain must be at the forefront of this transformation, turning the environment and green growth into its new engine of development.
For 50 years, the OECD is a forum for dialogue in which, through the exchange of experiences and identification of good practices, governments develop responses to the economic and social challenges facing them.
“Rising inequality is not an inevitable trend. Better labour market and social policies for both men and women are key to tackling this serious threat,” said Mr. Gurría at the OECD’s Social Policy Ministerial meeting, chaired by Ms. von der Leyen, Germany’s Minister of Labour and Social Affairs.
“The global recovery is gathering momentum but this progress will not bear fruits if governments fail to tackle the social crisis,” said Mr. Gurría at the opening of the Ministerial Meeting of the OECD’s Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Committee.
Mr. Gurría welcomed the G20's strong political will to fight against corruption and underlined the OECD's anti-corruption global standards on bribery, public procurement, export credits, aid and tax heavens.