It is a pleasure to be in London today, which happens to be the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. We are here to launch the latest OECD Development Co-operation Report, focusing on bridging the “data divide” to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
We are witnessing the highest levels of migration and displacement on record. According to UNHCR, 65.6 million people around the world have been forced from their homes, including nearly 22.5 million refugees.
After a period of unprecedented development progress that has lifted millions out of poverty, has moved families into a global middle class for the first time, and has expanded health and education for children worldwide, we find that the story of development does not end there.
The 2030 Agenda provides the international community with a bold and comprehensive framework to chart a more prosperous, inclusive and sustainable future for all. The SDGs are universal, and their implementation is the shared responsibility of all countries, at all levels of development – including OECD countries.
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La presentación muestra que la educación en el Perú debe mantener el enfoque en los grupos vulnerables (rurales, pobres), así como aumentar las inversiones en educación secundaria y mejorar la gestión de las inversiones a nivel regional. También es importante mejorar las condiciones de aprendizaje a través de una mejor infraestructura y distribución del profesorado, favoreciendo a las escuelas en dificultad.
It is a great pleasure to be back in Geneva for the launch of the sixth Aid for Trade at a Glance report, prepared jointly by the OECD and the WTO. Since 2007, this work has shed light on how developing countries and their partners are harnessing trade to boost growth and tackle poverty. The evidence shows that this approach is delivering. But it also shows that more remains to be done.
It is a great pleasure to be back in Lisbon. On this particular occasion, however, I return saddened by the recent loss of many lives from the fires that hit Portugal only days ago. My thoughts are with the people of Portugal at this very difficult moment.
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Welcoming remarks from Gunter Nooke on the first day of the Eighth PD-NR Meeting at the OECD in Paris
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Closing remarks 16 June Eighth Plenary PD-NR meeting by Mr Mario Pezzini
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Welcoming remarks 16 June Eighth PD-NR Meeting by H.E Pierre Duquesne