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.
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.
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.
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.
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
OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría encourages all countries to meet their commitments to the world’s poorest by achieving the MDGs by 2015.
Heading into the G-20 Summit in Toronto, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria encourages leaders to recognize the present contribution and future potential of emerging and developing economies.
Speaking at the launch of the Perspectives on Global Development 2010, Angel Gurría says that the centre of economic gravity is moving from West to East, from the industrialised economies to the large developing economies, particularly China and India. The latest forecasts anticipate that emerging and developing economies will account for nearly 60% of world GDP by 2030.
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“What's Next" strategy, Yossi Koren
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Jae Wan Lee's Presentation (MOFAT, Korea) - Asia’s Contribution to the Aid Effectiveness Agenda