The Secretary-General participated in several sessions of the World Economic Forum on a wide range of policy issues and also held bilateral meetings with a number of Forum participants.
The Secretary-General spoke at the Laureates & Leaders’ Summit "Towards a Child Friendly World" and held meetings with high-level Indian authorities.
The Secretary-General presented the latest results of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
The Secretary-General spoke at the 2nd High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation. He also delivered keynotes at two events on tax and development, highlighting recent successes in the OECD’s co-operation with developing countries.
The Secretary-General delivered remarks to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Poland's OECD membership and presented the main findings of an OECD report on priorities for making Poland a more inclusive and knowledge-based economy.
The Secretary-General presented the OECD report "Health at a Glance: Europe 2016" alongside Mr. Vytenis Andriukitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety.
In Tijuana the Secretary-General delivered remarks at the Tijuana Innovadora event and received a Distinguished Visiting Professor Award from the Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior. In San Diego he delivered remarks at the Institute of the Americas where he also received the Global Leadership Award.
The Secretary-General held bilateral meetings with Federal Chancellor Christian Kern and several high-level Austrian officials.
The Secretary-General opened a seminar marking the 20th anniversary of Korea’s membership in the OECD. He also delivered a keynote speech at the Seoul Economic-Democratisation Forum and met with Korean President Geun-hye Park.
The Secretary-General launched the OECD-Indonesia Joint Work Programme for 2017-2018 and presented the 2016 Economic Survey of Indonesia and Open Government Review of Indonesia.