Mr. Gurría attended the Spring meetings of the World Bank Group, IMF and G20 Finance Ministers, and held meetings with high-level officials from the US and other countries. He delivered remarks at various events and also presented the report Pensions at a Glance: Latin America and Caribbean as well as the 2015 OECD SME Scoreboard.
Mr. Gurría presented the 2015 OECD Economic Survey of Japan, held several meetings including with the Prime Minister, took part in the launch event for the Education 2030 project and delivered a keynote speech at the International Symposium on Corporate Governance and Japan’s Growth Strategy.
Mr. Gurría took part in the 7th World Water Forum and side events, and launched the publication "Water in Cities: Sustainable Futures" as well as three other related OECD reports. He also met with Ms. Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, and several Cabinet ministers as well as high-level officials from other countries attending the Forum.
Mr. Gurría held bilateral meetings with Mr. Janusz Piechociński, Deputy Prime Minister, and Mr. Grzegorz Schetyna, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Mr. Gurría met with Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho and presented the Review of Policy Indicators as well as the Skills Strategy Diagnostic Report for Portugal.
Mr. Gurría exchanged views with members of the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and met with Mr. Klaus Welle, Secretary-General of the European Parliament.
Mr. Gurría presented the 2015 OECD Economic Survey of Sweden and met with officials.
Mr. Gurría presented the 2015 OECD Economic Survey of Luxembourg and met with Prime Minister Xavier Bettel.
Mr. Gurría presented the 2015 OECD Economic Survey of Indonesia as well as the publication Education in Indonesia: Rising to the Challenge. The Secretary-General also delivered opening remarks at the Southeast Asia Regional Forum on “Regional Integration and Openness” and held high-level bilateral meetings including with Mr. Jusuf Kalla, Vice-President of Indonesia.
Mr. Gurría was on an official visit to mark the 20th anniversary of China-OECD co-operation and attend an event jointly organised by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China. During the visit, Mr. Gurría also held bilateral meetings with high-level officials and presented the 2015 OECD Economic Survey of China.