Speeches


2-September-2012

English

New Challenges, New Champions

OECD Secretary-General shares the OECD’s perspective on the current economic outlook, as well as his views on the economic situation of Slovenia and the key challenges that this country has to confront to achieve a stronger, cleaner and fairer growth.

2-September-2012

English

The need for structural reforms

Tough times demand tough measures. To drive economic growth and consolidate our public finances, we should embark on the path of decisive reforms. But we must do this while at the same time making our economies more inclusive and more environmentally friendly. It is time to Go Structural, Go Social and Go Green, said OECD Secretary-General.

27-August-2012

Spanish

Una ambiciosa visión de México en un mundo convulso

Ahora es el momento de enfocarse en la economía política de las reformas y desafiar y vencer cualquier obstáculo político, institucional o particular que se les interponga. Gran realismo sí, pero ambición todavía mayor, incluyendo la remoción de los obstáculos al crecimiento. La agenda del cambio no puede achicarse ante las restricciones de la realidad de hoy. Hay que ir más allá y considerar como eliminar esas restricciones.

24-July-2012

English

New Approaches to Economic Challenges: An OECD Agenda for Growth

The crisis has forced us to engage in a true soul searching exercise – to see where we stand, where our models have failed, and where we need to go. But how can we best prepare ourselves for the new global economic landscape while addressing current challenges?

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23-July-2012

English

Looking Beyond the Crisis: The Challenge of Growth

Growth is weak or negative; unemployment is at record levels; deficits and debt are sky high; and we are on a collision course with nature. It is therefore imperative to go structural, go social and go green, said OECD Secretary-General at the Doosan Global Business Forum.

19-July-2012

English

Current Economic Outlook and Main Outcomes from the OECD Forum 2012

Speaking at the French-American Foundation, Angel Gurría was invited to report on the main outcomes of the OECD Week (Forum and Ministerial Council). He also presented OECD perspectives on the current global economic outlook, in particular for the United States (US) and France.

11-July-2012

English

Launch of the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2012-2021

Increased productivity, green-growth and more open markets will be essential if the food and nutrition requirements of future generations are to be met. Governments should also renounce trade-distorting practices and create an enabling environment for a thriving and sustainable agriculture underpinned by improved productivity, said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.

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11-July-2012

English

Urgent action required to support demand and boost job creation

Governments should use every possible means at their disposal to help jobseekers, especially young people, by removing barriers to job creation and investing in their education and skills. The young are at most risk of long-term damage to their careers and livelihoods, said Angel Gurría.

29-June-2012

English

Final meeting of Working Party on Aid Effectiveness

Leaders met in Busan and agreed to form the Global Partnership for Development Co-operation to strengthen trust, accountability and knowledge-sharing in development co-operation. Angel Gurría offered some thoughts on each of these objectives.

27-June-2012

English

The Outlook for Migration in Challenging Times

International migration flows are an extraordinary source of change, progress and integration. These flows have built our nations and they keep being essential for the functioning of our economies, both in sender and host countries, said OECD Secretary-General in Brussels.

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