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  • 11-October-2019

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    The challenges of the global economic situation for Latin America

    The world economy has been weakening and, like other international organisations, we have revised downwards this year's macroeconomic forecasts. For 2019, the OECD expects global GDP growth of just 2.9%, six-tenths of a percentage point lower than in 2018 (3.5%).

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  • 10-October-2019

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    OECD Global Parliamentary Network meeting in partnership with PACE

    The current global economic landscape is cause for concern. Our latest interim Economic Outlook projects that the global economy will grow by 2.9% in 2019 and 3% in 2020 – the weakest annual rates since the financial crisis. This is in large part due to the ongoing trade disputes, and the negative impact they have caused.

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  • 3-October-2019

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    Putting Well-being Metrics into Policy Action – an international workshop

    The OECD has been monitoring well-being in our member countries through a dashboard of indicators for almost ten years. These measures highlight numerous challenges and indicate that it is high time to move from measurement to action.

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  • 26-September-2019

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    Ending Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment in Development Co-operation and Humanitarian Assistance

    Development co-operation and humanitarian assistance are in place to bring relief, support, and hope to people in crisis and despair.

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  • 25-September-2019

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    Launch of the Global Hub on the Governance for the SDGs

    The SDGs are the most ambitious, challenging and complex policy agenda that the global community has ever attempted to deliver. To achieve the 2030 Agenda, governments need to coordinate, consult, and work across policy areas in unprecedented ways.

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  • 25-September-2019

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    Tax Inspectors without Borders

    I am honoured to be here alongside Mr. Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), to welcome you to today’s event celebrating this important and innovative joint initiative, Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB).

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  • 24-September-2019

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    Aligning Development Co-operation with the Paris Agreement

    With the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement, the international community made decisive commitments to transform development and address the global climate emergency. Today, we are brought together by the conviction that these brilliant examples of multilateral cooperation must pave the way to a more sustainable and prosperous future.

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  • 23-September-2019

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    Placing Well-being at the Heart of Climate Policy

    Placing Well-being at the Heart of Climate Policy

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  • 23-September-2019

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    What must business do today? - Opening Session of NYC Climate Week

    Urgent action on climate is needed now! The record heat waves we experienced this summer are just a taste of how climate change could spin out of control. Business leaders are recognising their role in addressing shared social and economic challenges – and that companies will face reputational risks if they do not act.

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  • 23-September-2019

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    Nature-Based Solutions Momentum High-level Event

    The climate emergency keeps growing: we have already experienced an increase in global temperatures of around 1˚Celcius relative to pre-industrial levels, as well as more extreme climate-related weather events. Without adaptation measures, it is estimated that rising sea levels will cause annual damages equivalent to 4% of the world’s GDP by the end of the century.

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