Speeches / Presentations


19-March-2014

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OECD Integrity Forum

Corruption undermines trust in policy, it erodes the quality of public administration, and it distorts incentives, taking its toll on investment and growth. Corruption also locks in privilege and inequality, and it can be a factor of oppression. In short, we must stop it, said OECD Secretary-General.

3-February-2014

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Combating global corruption: More crucial than ever

Global corruption is one of the greatest challenges of our era: it distorts markets, weakens our governments, raises the costs of doing business, promotes inequalities and erodes our sustainable development efforts, said OECD Secretary-General at Chatham House.

12-June-2013

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11th Annual International Bar Association Anti-Corruption Conference

The fight against bribery and corruption demands a collective response. We need to assemble the brightest minds and keep sharing knowledge to combat this curse. Especially now (...) when corruption, coupled with growing inequality, are causing a serious loss of trust in our societies and in the institutions we have built in the last 100 years, said Angel Gurría.

25-April-2013

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Third Annual High-Level Conference on Anti-corruption: G20 Governments and Business - Remarks by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría

The fight against corruption is one of the most important challenges facing the international community. This is not only a moral battle. It is also a stride for business efficiency, the effectiveness of the public administration, and ultimately for growth and development, said OECD Secretary-General.

17-January-2013

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From Corporate Compliance to Collective Action

Promoting anti-corruption compliance measures, to prevent corrupt acts before they take place and to properly address them when they do, and encouraging collective action and sectoral initiatives to share best practices and expertise should be a priority, said OECD Secretary-General in Moscow.

17-January-2013

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From Corporate Compliance to Collective Action

Promoting anti-corruption compliance measures, to prevent corrupt acts before they take place and to properly address them when they do, and encouraging collective action and sectoral initiatives to share best practices and expertise should be a priority, said OECD Secretary-General in Moscow.

8-November-2012

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Opening address by Richard Boucher at the 2012 International Anti-Corruption Conference

Brasília, 7-10 November 2012. OECD Deputy Secretary-General Richard Boucher presented this speech at the the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference on "Mobilising People: Connecting Agents of Change".

12-October-2012

English

OECD, an active partner of the G20 and B20 in the global fight against corruption

Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomes the OECD Working Group on Bribery, the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group and the B20 Task Force on Anti-Corruption as the G20 Working Group will discuss and agree on its new Action Plan.

12-October-2012

English

Deauville Partnership: OECD’s work on economic governance across the MENA region

Secretary-General Angel Gurría discusses the efforts of the OECD to support Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia and other MENA countries to restore investor confidence, tackle unemployment and foster policy conditions for strong, sustainable and balanced growth.

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17-June-2012

English

Improving Transparency and Anti-corruption

Our contributions to the G20 anti-corruption work have spanned from strengthening enforcement of foreign bribery laws to drawing G20 principles on asset disclosure or whistleblower protection, and making public procurement cleaner and more effective to fight solicitation, said OECD Secretary-General.

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