Speeches / Presentations


23-January-2015

English

World Economic Forum: Press Conference on Anti-Corruption

The World Economic Forum’s Global Challenge Partnership is a new and important weapon in the international anti-corruption arsenal. The OECD has also made tackling corruption a priority.

22-January-2015

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Transforming African Economies: Interconnectedness, Investment and Inclusiveness

Africa has made significant progress in recent years but important challenges to African development remain that we can break down into three linked areas. Let’s call them the “three i’s”: interconnectedness, investment, and inclusiveness.

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2-December-2014

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Remarks, Launch of the OECD Foreign Bribery Report

Corruption is at the very heart of this mistrust. Among those who reported trusting business or government less over the past year, the most frequently given reason was corruption or fraud. We have to step up our efforts to combat corruption and recover public trust.

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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

English

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

English

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

English

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

English

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".

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