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Mr. Gurría welcomed the G20's strong political will to fight against corruption and underlined the OECD's anti-corruption global standards on bribery, public procurement, export credits, aid and tax heavens.
Angel Gurría declared that "building on the trust we have established over the years, Russia is advancing on the accession track to become a member of the OECD. The accession process can be seen as a joint initiative to support Russia’s objective of modernising its economy."
"The OECD has absolute confidence in Japan’s capacity to overcome the Great East Japan Earthquake, building on its unique stock of human capital, financial wealth, technology and discipline.", said Angel Gurría for the launch of the OECD’s Economic Survey of Japan in Tokyo.
"By connecting the Organisation with the corporate sector, BIAC provides an essential reality check on our public policy discussions, and their potential impact on the private sector.", A. Gurría declared at the BIAC General Assembly Business Roundtable.
The capacity of fiscal and monetary policies to further support the recovery is pretty much exhausted, so a new emphasis on implementing structural reforms is the only way to boost growth and job creation, said OECD Secretary-General during the presentation of Going for Growth 2011 in Budapest.
Es particularmente significativo que celebremos los 50 Años de la OCDE en nuevos miembros como Chile, cuyo reciente acceso confirma que pese al paso de los años la OCDE tiene plena relevancia en un mundo radicalmente distinto al de 1961
Tener a Chile entre sus países miembros es un hecho de gran relevancia para la OCDE. Chile es un país joven y dinámico, con experiencias muy útiles y enfoques políticos sumamente interesantes.
Launched in Santiago by the OECD Secretary-General, this book provides a comprehensive review of the Chilean economy with concrete recommendations, from macroeconomic policies to structural reforms, from boosting growth potential to promoting equality and green growth.
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.
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.