The G20 is suffering from ageing populations and declining productivity growth. While a pervasive technology revolution is accelerating globalisation.
The Secretary-General was in Hamburg on 7-8 July 2017 to attend the G20 Leaders Summit where he delivered remarks in various sessions of the Summit, including on the benefits and challenges of digitalisation.
Notice biographique du Représentant permanent de l'Allemagne auprès de l'OCDE.
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Ende 2016 hat die Beschäftigung in Deutschland 66% der Bevölkerung im Alter von 15-74 erreicht, deutlich höher als der OECD-Durchschnitt von 61%. Bis Ende 2018 wird ein Anstieg auf 68% erwartet, 9 Pro-zentpunkte über dem Vorkrisenniveau 2007, auch wegen zunehmender Teilzeitarbeit.
It is a great pleasure to welcome you to the High Level Policy Forum on the new OECD Jobs Strategy. I would like to thank Minister Nahles and Germany’s Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs for their fruitful and productive collaboration and for hosting today’s discussions.
It is my pleasure to launch the OECD’s 2017 Employment Outlook, our flagship report on key labour market developments and prospects in OECD member countries. I’d like to thank Minister Nahles and Germany’s Federal Ministry of Employment and Social Affairs for hosting this event. Today’s launch is very timely given our High-Level Policy Forum on the new OECD Jobs Strategy here in Berlin.
The Secretary-General will be in Berlin on 12-13 June 2017 to attend the High-Level Policy Forum on the new OECD Jobs Strategy. He will also present the OECD Employment Outlook 2017 at a press conference with Germany’s Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Ms. Andrea Nahles and attend the International Conference “G20 Africa Partnership - Investing in a Common Future”.
Governments around the world are striving to re-ignite growth in their economies. Widening inequalities – often related to the economic slowdown – are forcing a rethink of how the benefits of growth are shared.
This morning I was pleased to hand over to Chancellor Merkel the major OECD report, Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth. I took the opportunity to congratulate the Chancellor for putting the issue of climate squarely on the G20 agenda.
The Secretary-General was in Berlin on 22-23 May 2017 to attend the Petersberg Climate Dialogue where he delivered remarks at the Session on “Climate Change as catalyst for sustainable economic growth and well-being” and presented the OECD report “Investing in Climate - Investing in Growth”.