Speeches / Presentations


23-May-2011

English

Signature of Memorandum of Understanding between the OECD and the ILO

"By signing this Memorandum, our organisations commit to deliver a multidimensional and coherent policy advice, to promote the cross-pollination of our assessments, ideas and solutions to ensure better jobs for better lives", said OECD Secretary-General.

10-January-2011

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Economic Prosperity and Social Cohesion: The Role of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, an OECD Perspective

Read the speech by OECD Deputy Secretary General, Aart de Geus, during the opening session of the 10th International Entrepreneurship Forum, held in Bahrain on 9-11 January 2011.

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17-November-2010

English

SMEs and Entrepreneurship: The Way Forward to Job Creation and Growth

Angel Gurría recalled the role played by the OECD Bologna Process and Charter and the "need to harness the potential of SMEs and entrepreneurs in the fight against unemployment, social exclusion and poverty" in his remarks to the “Bologna+10” High-level Meeting.

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17-August-2010

English, , 181kb

OECD System of Unit Labour Cost and Related Indicators: Report from the Annual Update to Seasonal Adjustment Models – August 2010

OECD System of Unit Labour Cost and Related Indicators: Report from the Annual Update to Seasonal Adjustment Models – August 2010

7-July-2010

English

How can labour market policies help promote a quick return to work?

"Cutting unemployment and fiscal deficits at the same time is a daunting challenge but it needs to be tackled head on. Despite signs of recovery in most countries, the risk remains that millions of people may lose touch with the labour market. High joblessness as the new normal can not be accepted and has to be tackled by a comprehensive policy strategy", said Angel Gurría at the launch of the OECD Employment Outlook 2010.

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27-June-2010

English

G20 : Keep up reforms in order to boost jobs

G20 countries need to keep up the momentum of structural economic reform in order to boost confidence and job creation, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria tells G20 leaders.

7-June-2010

English

Labour market strategies in a time of crisis: OECD countries’ experience

OECD Secretary-General outlines the steps governments should take to boost job creation and reduce unemployment as the global economy strengthens.

19-May-2010

English, , 70kb

Inequality in Emerging Economies: What Role for Labour Market and Social Policies?

Introductory Remarks by John Martin at the OECD/EUROPEAN UNION HIGH-LEVEL CONFERENCE - Inequality in Emerging Economies: What Role for Labour Market and Social Policies?

28-April-2010

English

Creating more and better jobs in times of the crisis in the OECD

Angel Gurría provides an overview of labour market conditions in OECD countries and explains why large fiscal deficits complicate the policy options even further. He also describes what governments should do to promote a job-rich recovery that benefits all workforce groups, including the most vulnerable.

20-April-2010

English

The role of labour market and social policy in promoting a job-rich recovery

The short-term labour market outlook is not rosy and countries face a serious risk of a “jobless recovery”, said the Secretary-General at the G20 employment ministers' meeting in Washington. He added that ensuring high unemployment does not persist for too long is a key objective.

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