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  • 25-August-2020

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    High-Level Conference – Launch of the Colombian Chapter of the World Compliance Association (WCA): “Trends, Challenges and Good Compliance Practices”

    In recent years, Latin America – and Colombia in particular – have undergone a significant transformation in terms of compliance. They have developed leadership in the implementation of structural reforms related to matters such as liability of legal persons or compliance standards for businesses.

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  • 20-August-2020

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    The International Online Conference to Address Water-related Disaster Risk Reduction under COVID-19: “Water, DRR and Economics under COVID-19”

    The 6% decline in global GDP that we project for 2020 in our most recent Economic Outlook is larger than any other decline in the 60 years of OECD’s existence. And in case of a second wave of infections, global GDP could decline by more than 7.5%.

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  • 22-July-2020

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    2020 G20 Digital Economy Ministers Meeting

    The OECD’s latest Economic Outlook projects a drop in global GDP growth of 6 percent in 2020, which could rise to 7.6 percent in case of a second wave of broad-based confinement measures. The impact on unemployment has exploded throughout the world.

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  • 20-July-2020

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    10th Anniversary of Slovenia’s OECD Membership

    When Slovenia became an OECD member, the world was gripped by a profound international financial crisis. This was followed closely by a domestic financial crisis in Slovenia. However, the country bounced back and rapidly became a star performer in the OECD.

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  • 20-July-2020

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    Launch of the 2020 OECD Economic Survey of Slovenia

    The launch of this Economic Survey takes place against the backdrop of the Coronavirus pandemic. In Slovenia, the pandemic created a health crisis that was dealt with effectively by the health sector and the government’s confinement measures. The pandemic also halted one of the best economic performances in the OECD, leading to a slump, as in other countries.

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  • 18-July-2020

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    G20 FMCBG Meeting : G20 Work Programme : International Taxation [and Infrastructure]

    Addressing the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy should remain one of our top priorities. You have all agreed that action is necessary to reach a global, consensus-based solution, made of two pillars. Pillar one would provide the new nexus and profit allocation rules, while Pillar 2 would introduce a global minimum tax.

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  • 17-July-2020

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    ECOSOC High-Level Meeting on Multilateralism after COVID-19: What Kind of UN do we Need at the 75th Anniversary?

    We are here to discuss multilateralism in the post-COVID world. Too often, when we think about multilateralism, we jump straight into conversations about international organisations, but let me add another element which I consider crucial: the need to restore trust.

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  • 16-July-2020

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    Launch of the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2020-2029

    In the medium term, we expect global production to increase, in step with rising demand due to population and income growth. In the next ten years, prices will be trending slightly downward. Moreover, productivity growth is going to drive the predicted increase in output.

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  • 15-July-2020

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    2020 Emerging Leaders Programme

    This year’s ELP comes at a particularly important moment. The COVID-19 crisis has caused global turmoil. The health, economic and social implications of the pandemic are unprecedented with no clear end in sight.

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  • 15-July-2020

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    UNIDO International Conference - Women in Industry and Innovation: Building women‘s resilience to global challenges and emerging crises

    This crisis can be particularly damaging for industries in which many women work, such as air travel, tourism, retail activities, accommodation, food and beverage. In OECD countries, women represent close to half of employment in the air transport industry, 53% in food and beverage services, and 60% in accommodation. Some manufacturing industries with strong participation of women are also facing severe disruption.

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