Speeches


26-August-2010

English

XVIIIème Conférence des Ambassadeurs

Commentant la Présidence future du G20 par la France, M. Gurría souligne que si l'édifice économique mondial ne s'est pas effondré pendant la crise, c'est le résultat d'une mobilisation et coordination des gouvernements sans précédent et que le G20 en a été le théâtre principal.

20-July-2010

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Launch of the Economic Survey of South Africa

In his remarks Angel Gurría noted that key short-term task is to consolidate the emergence from recession. Looking further out, a key challenge is to make better use of South Africa’s abundant resources, both human and physical. Although growth performance has improved, South Africa stands out as having achieved no convergence on OECD average GDP per capita since 1994. The substantial civil and political liberties enjoyed in South

20-July-2010

English

The OECD’s Innovation Strategy: Policies to Turn Ideas into Human Progress

In this speech, Angel Gurría called for countries to rethink their policies to nurture and guide innovation, noting that innovation needs to be seen as a system.

20-July-2010

English

Economic Survey of South Africa: Discussion with the National Economic Development and Labour Council

In his remarks Angel Gurría noted that the civil and political liberties enjoyed by South Africans are to a great extent thwarted by the burdens of joblessness, poverty, insecurity and poor education. The only way to meet the economic and social objectives of the government and the people of South Africa is to make better use of the country’s abundant resources, both human and physical, to promote and sustain faster growth.

12-July-2010

English

Launch of the OECD International Migration Outlook 2010

Speaking at the launch of the OECD International Migration Outlook, A. Gurría said that ensuring good labour force outcomes for immigrants is not just desirable; it is a key element of a fair recovery strategy.

7-July-2010

English

How can labour market policies help promote a quick return to work?

"Cutting unemployment and fiscal deficits at the same time is a daunting challenge but it needs to be tackled head on. Despite signs of recovery in most countries, the risk remains that millions of people may lose touch with the labour market. High joblessness as the new normal can not be accepted and has to be tackled by a comprehensive policy strategy", said Angel Gurría at the launch of the OECD Employment Outlook 2010.

Related Documents

29-June-2010

English

Israel’s Accession Agreement to the OECD

In his remarks on 29 June 2010, at the occasion of Israel's Accession Agreement to the OECD, Angel Gurría said that Israel's accession will reflect a more open, more plural and inclusive OECD.

27-June-2010

English

G20 : Keep up reforms in order to boost jobs

G20 countries need to keep up the momentum of structural economic reform in order to boost confidence and job creation, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria tells G20 leaders.

26-June-2010

English

G20 : Global economic conditions and short-term prospects for recovery

Policy makers must strike a "new balance" between the twin needs for fiscal consolidation and support for a jobs-rich recovery, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria tells business leaders ahead of the G20 summit.

25-June-2010

English

Economy : Does the developing world hold the key to building a stronger global economy ?

Heading into the G-20 Summit in Toronto, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria encourages leaders to recognize the present contribution and future potential of emerging and developing economies.

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