Speeches / Presentations


  • 26-May-2011

    English

    A new paradigm for Development

    Our 50th anniversary provides us with an historical opportunity to launch a new approach to development across the Organisation. We will be working to develop a full fledged strategy on development, engaging more closely with emerging and developing countries to help us understand better their diverse realities, said OECD Secretary-General.

  • 24-March-2011

    English

    21st Century Multilateralism: the OECD in a G20 World

    The shift in the centre of economic gravity, from the advanced to the large emerging economies, has to be reflected in the global governance architecture. The new players have to be given a stronger voice in decision-making and multilateralism has to evolve further in a more inclusive manner.

  • 24-janvier-2011

    Français

    Challenges and Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2011

    Según el secretario general, para reforzar la integración de América Latina a la economía global, hay que favorecer la apertura de las economías latinoamericanas y del Caribe, consolidar las reformas, en particular las que conciernen a las reglas fiscales y limitar los desequilibrios globales con el apoyo del G20.

  • 3-December-2010

    English

    Latin American in 2011: How middle-class is Latin America

    In his remarks, A. Gurría said that the middle sectors in Latin America are closer to the disadvantaged than to the affluent in many aspects.

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  • 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

    English

    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

    English

    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

    English

    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

  • 20-September-2010

    English

    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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