Speeches / Presentations


3-December-2010

Spanish

América Latina en 2011: En qué medida es clase media América Latina

Aunque la clase media en América Latina está creciendo y comienza a ser un motor para el progreso económico, continúa siendo económicamente vulnerable en comparación con los países de alto ingreso de la OCDE, de acuerdo al Secretario General de la OCDE.

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21-September-2010

English

Leading Group on innovative sources of financing for development

Absent a major push in the next five years, we will fail to meet our commitment to the world’s poorest, according to Angel Gurría. He added that raising inequality will not jeopardise future growth and prosperity only in the developing world, it will threaten the global economy as a whole.

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20-September-2010

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Smarter partnerships for development

Smarter partnerships can leverage the maximum out of aid and become the main driver of progress towards achieving the MDGs by 2015, according to Angel Gurría.

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20-September-2010

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Millennium Development Goals: A job well done?

OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría encourages all countries to meet their commitments to the world’s poorest by achieving the MDGs by 2015.

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20-September-2010

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Domestic resources mobilisation: Achieving development and the MDGs in a sustainable way

Equitable and efficient tax systems and administrations have an important role to play in securing domestic funding for development, according to Angel Gurría. He added that African policy makers need to reform tax systems and generate revenues, to complement external sources of financing, such as official development assistance, remittances and foreign direct investment.

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20-September-2010

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Launch of the report on mutual review of development effectiveness in Africa 2010

Attending the UN summit on the Millenium Development Goals, Angel Gurría highlighted four priority issues for Africa: we need to complement Africa’s efforts in domestic resource mobilisation by an effective international action to tackle tax havens, illicit financial flows, bribery and corruption. We also need to re-double our efforts to drive forward multilateral trade liberalisation. We must direct aid to where the need is greatest

25-June-2010

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Economy : Does the developing world hold the key to building a stronger global economy ?

Heading into the G-20 Summit in Toronto, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria encourages leaders to recognize the present contribution and future potential of emerging and developing economies.

16-June-2010

English

Perspectives on Global Development: Shifting Wealth

Speaking at the launch of the Perspectives on Global Development 2010, Angel Gurría says that the centre of economic gravity is moving from West to East, from the industrialised economies to the large developing economies, particularly China and India. The latest forecasts anticipate that emerging and developing economies will account for nearly 60% of world GDP by 2030.

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14-April-2010

English

Haiti: Are we on course to build back better?

At an international panel discussion on Haïti, the OECD Secretary General, A. Gurría said that "we have a great responsibility, in line with international commitments, to make our aid more effective and the multiple facets of our engagement more coherent, with greater impact".

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17-February-2010

English

OECD Secretariat Projections of ODA in 2010: First Estimates

Presenting the projections of ODA in 2010, A. Gurría stated that it is crucial that aid pledges must be honoured because they represent an investment in the emergence of effective and decent states around the globe.

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