Speeches / Presentations


29-June-2012

English

Final meeting of Working Party on Aid Effectiveness

Leaders met in Busan and agreed to form the Global Partnership for Development Co-operation to strengthen trust, accountability and knowledge-sharing in development co-operation. Angel Gurría offered some thoughts on each of these objectives.

17-March-2012

English

China Development Forum

While China's recent growth trajectory certainly has been notable, the country still faces a number of challenges to build a more inclusive economy as it attains higher levels of prosperity for its citizens, said OECD Secretary-General.

Related Documents

1-March-2012

English

High Level Meeting for the Development Centre’s 50th Anniversary - Secretary General's Speech

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the OECD Development Centre, Angel Gurria said that inequality, climate change and conflict make development a shared global objective with implications for both rich and poor countries.

1-December-2011

English

How to Maximize Impact on Development

Building more effective public sector institutions is an essential component of aid effectiveness. If we work together and take into consideration the realities of developing countries, we will build a more prosperous and equitable world, said A. Gurría.

1-December-2011

English

OECD Secretary-General remarks at the final press conference of the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan

Never before has there been such an inclusive and fully engaged process behind international development, said M. Gurría. The outcome document endorsed in Busan is important, but even more important is the buy-in it represents, he added.

30-November-2011

English

Aid effectiveness: From words to action

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.

4-October-2011

English

Launch of the 50th Anniversary Edition of the Development Co-operation Report

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.

18-July-2011

English

Aid for Trade: Showing results

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.

21-June-2011

English

Korea and OECD: Towards New Partnership and Leadership

"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.

30-May-2011

English

Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE)

"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).

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