Speeches


  • 3-June-2015

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    Signing of cooperation agreement between the OECD and Brazil

    Our collaboration with Brazil began more than 20 years ago. Since then, Brazil’s participation has grown and highlights the importance that Brazil attaches to helping lead – and shape – the OECD’s work.

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  • 3-June-2015

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    Presentation of Strategic Orientations of the Secretary-General: 2015 and Beyond

    My overarching objective has always been, and will remain, to make this Organisation the go-to institution for policy advice on promoting growth, development and well-being in our Member countries and worldwide. These priorities have, therefore, been developed with a view to helping Member and Partner countries face the challenges and seize the opportunities presented to them.

  • 3-June-2015

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    Launch of the OECD Economic Outlook, June 2015

    In our new Economic Outlook, we show that the world economy remains stuck in a low-growth equilibrium of low investment, high unemployment, low productivity and low wage growth. The process of healing from the biggest crisis in our lifetime has been very slow. And we are still suffering from its legacies.

  • 3-June-2015

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    2015 Ministerial Council Meeting Opening Remarks

    It is my great pleasure to officially open the OECD 2015 Ministerial Council Meeting (MCM). As you know, this year we have focused our discussions on one of the most pressing global challenges: “Unlocking Investment for Sustainable Growth and Jobs.”

  • 3-June-2015

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    Signing Ceremony of the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement for the Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information (MAAC)

    Today marks another key moment in stepping up the fight against offshore tax evasion. I congratulate the countries represented here for acting so quickly on the commitments made last year. And I offer the full support of the OECD in the implementation process that is now to follow. Together, let’s make tax transparency a reality around the world.

  • 2-June-2015

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    Special B20-OECD-BIAC Session: Mapping the Work of the G20 against Megatrends and Future Policy Needs in a Shifting World

    Looking ahead to the 2016 Chinese G20 presidency, the OECD will continue to support G20 and B20 work and the priorities of the incumbent presidency by providing its tailored expertise and policy findings with an emphasis on the new, more inclusive and innovation-driven, growth model. We at the OECD remain convinced that this path of “inclusive and innovative growth” is the right way to pave the way forward with the B20 and BIAC.

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  • 2-June-2015

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    G20 Turkish Presidency/OECD Stocktaking Seminar on Global Value Chains

    Today’s seminar provides us with an opportunity to take a deeper dive into the analysis and the policy lessons that are emerging from our collective work on GVCs – especially as relates to the challenges and opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises, and low income countries. Our discussions today will inform a report to G20 Trade Ministers in Istanbul this October.

  • 2-June-2015

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    OECD Forum 2015 Opening Remarks

    As every year, the OECD gathers a unique blend of creative minds, decision-makers and experts from all walks of life, to find the solutions to pressing global challenges. This year we are plunging into the epicentre of economic activity and human progress: investment.

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  • 1-June-2015

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    El Salvador Signing Ceremony - Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters

    Today’s ceremony sends yet another strong message to the international community of El Salvador’s commitment to fighting international tax avoidance and evasion by increasing transparency. This builds on the first major step, taken in 2011, when El Salvador joined the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information.

  • 27-May-2015

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    International Transport Forum 2015 Annual Summit opening plenary remarks

    Trade and tourism are central to today’s global economy and must be underpinned by efficient and reliable transport systems, which are vital for the smooth functioning of global value chains. Despite the importance of the transport sector, it remains heavily regulated. Furthermore, transport policy can and should play a role in tackling climate change.

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