The economic crisis has meant global poverty is on the rise again. The Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan is an opportunity to ensure that development cooperation can make a difference in tackling hunger and improving people’s lives, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said.
We have made significant progress promoting development but the levels of world poverty are still unacceptably high. What have we done right? Where have we failed? Where are we moving to in development cooperation? This report addresses these and many other crucial questions.
This report shows how aid for trade is becoming a growing priority for an increasing number of developing countries and donors; And how aid for trade is being connected to the broader development agenda, with strategies and priorities increasingly focusing on competitiveness and trade-led economic growth, said OECD Secretary-General.
"Fifteen years of co-operation between the OECD and Korea are only a start of what I believe will be a long and mutually beneficial journey.", said Mr Gurría at the OECD-Korea celebration event.
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How middle class is Latin America? Pensions and fiscal policy. ¿En qué medida es clase media América Latina? Sobre pensiones y política fiscal
The region’s macro-economic outlook and the role of the middle classes in Latin America’s development are discussed by Jeff Dayton-Johnson and Angel Melguizo at the the Central Bank of Peru on 13 June 2011, based on the Latin American Economic Outlook 2011.
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Many indicators suggested that Latin America has faced the crisis in a much better macroeconomic position that in the past. Is Latin America’s new resilience a permanent change?
The OECD Development Centre, the Ibero-American Secretariat, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and the Government of Mexico co-organise a policy dialogue event to discuss fiscal policy in Latin America and the Caribbean.
"With the OECD Strategy for Development, we will take stock of the formidable arsenal of OECD’s broader public policy experience, and assess how it can be useful in a development context", declared Angel Gurría in his welcome Address to the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE).
Our 50th anniversary provides us with an historical opportunity to launch a new approach to development across the Organisation. We will be working to develop a full fledged strategy on development, engaging more closely with emerging and developing countries to help us understand better their diverse realities, said OECD Secretary-General.