Visit of the OECD Secretary-General to Mexico (Tijuana and Mexico, 16-19 October 2010)


During his mission to Mexico, Angel Gurría will deliver a keynote speech at the colloquium “Tijuana Innovadora: Tecnología y Cultura”  on the economic perspectives of Mexico and policies to transform Tijuana and the Mexican border region into a global innovation platform. Back in Mexico city, the OECD's Secretary-General will kick off the celebrations of the OECD 50th Anniversary and will discuss a range of key policies issues with:


  • Mr. Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
  • Mr. Bruno Ferrari García de Alba, Minister of Economy
  • Mr. Salvador Vega Casillas, Minister of Public Function
  • Mr. Alonso Lujambio, Minister of Education
  • Mr. Ruiz Mateos, Chief of Staff of the President

Angel Gurría will also present the final recommendations of the OECD-Mexico agreement to improve the quality of education of schools in Mexico (speech in Spanish). Finally, he will deliver a speech at the Mexico encounter “Building Futures”, co-hosted by the OECD, the National University (UNAM), the Association of Universities (ANUIES), Espacio de Vinculación A.C. (EVAC) and the World Future Society (speech in Spanish).


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