Speeches


25-March-2011

English

Harmony and dissonance in international law

Speaking at the annual meeting of the American Society of International Law, Angel Gurría underlined that the OECD has 50 years of experience in turning dissonance into harmony by setting out international rules. He added that through multilateral cooperation we can overcome our differences and tune our economies to create shared development and human progress.

24-March-2011

English

21st Century Multilateralism: the OECD in a G20 World

The shift in the centre of economic gravity, from the advanced to the large emerging economies, has to be reflected in the global governance architecture. The new players have to be given a stronger voice in decision-making and multilateralism has to evolve further in a more inclusive manner.

24-March-2011

English

Challenges and policies for promoting inclusive growth

Statement by Secretary-General Angel Gurría at the occasion of the OECD-WB Conference on challenges and policies for promoting inclusive growth, 24-25 March 2011 at OECD, Paris.

23-March-2011

English

Towards Coherence in International Economic Law: Perspectives at the 50th Anniversary of the OECD

For the last 50 years, the OECD has been instrumental in developing policies, international rules and best practices to address global challenges. Now, as the world emerges from the grip of a major financial and economic crisis, the OECD is more committed than ever to helping governments build a more reliable global governance architecture.

22-March-2011

English

A Better Global Governance: What is at Stake?

The future of the global economy can no longer be decided among a few developed nations. Emerging economies must be included in the equation. Their experiences, their knowledge, and their contribution are essential, said OECD Secretary General.

21-March-2011

English

CHINA: New era of opening up

The single most important challenge China is facing is that of the shift from export-led growth to an economic and growth model driven by domestic consumption and a better quality of life for its citizens, according to OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.

19-March-2011

English

The International Economic Outlook

The world economy continues to recover but there is still a considerable dispersion in performance across countries and regions. Dynamic economies, led by China and India, are expected to expand at over 7 percent in both 2011 and 2012. In contrast, OECD countries will expand by only 2.3 percent in 2011 and 2.8 percent in 2012.

17-March-2011

English

Building a High-Quality Teaching profession

As fundamental technological and demographic challenges re-shape our economies, the quality of teaching, which is the biggest in-school influence on student learning, is the yardstick for long-term growth, said OECD Secretary-General.

16-March-2011

English

OECD at 50: Better Policies for Better Lives

Central to OECD is the understanding of member countries, by member countries, for member countries. This pioneering approach is now becoming more widespread, including in the G20 context, M. Gurría declared during the celebration of the OECD’s 50th anniversary in London

16-March-2011

English

Launch of the OECD’s Economic Survey of the United Kingdom

Economic growth will be subdued this year and next in the United Kingdom, but the government must continue its difficult fiscal consolidation and structural reform programmes to return the economy to a sustainable path, according to the OECD Secretary-General presenting this report in London.

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