Speeches / Presentations


  • 9-December-2010

    English

    Tackling climate change: How to ensure the necessary finance flows

    In his remarks, A. Gurría said that countries need to be ambitious in taking unilateral actions and that a cost-effective approach to reducing emissions could cost just a fraction of a percentage point of GDP per year.

  • 8-December-2010

    English

    Climate change: yes we can!

    To sum-up, Green and Growth can and should go together, but we need to put the right policies in place. The OECD is working to help countries reconcile fighting climate change with strengthening the economy and creating jobs.

  • 16-November-2010

    English

    Launch of the Environmental Performance Review of Japan

    In his remarks for the launch of the Environmental Performance Review of Japan, Angel Gurría noted that "Japan has made good progress in addressing a range of traditional environmental problems including air and water pollution, and waste management."

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  • 3-mai-2010

    Français

    L’approche économique de l’eau

    Dans ce discours, Angel Gurría rappelle que l’approche économique de l’eau, repose en priorité sur des institutions solides et une bonne gouvernance, notamment des politiques appropriées en matière de: gestion de la ressource en eau, financement des infrastructures liées à l’eau et tarification de l’eau et des services associés.

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  • 28-April-2010

    English

    Innovation and green growth for a job-rich recovery

    Faced with unprecedented levels of unemployment, unsustainable fiscal deficits and public debt and weak economic growth, governments need to focus on innovation and pro-green policies as potential new sources of growth, says OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.

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  • 22-avril-2010

    Français

    Changement climatique et compétitivité

    Le Secrétaire général de l'OCDE affirme que notre civilisation vit au-delà de ses limites ce qui accentue le réchauffement climatique. Il appelle les gouvernements à accroitre leurs objectifs de réduction des émissions et le financement de ces mesures, et à s'assurer que les initiatives d’atténuation soient « mesurables, notifiables et vérifiables ». Répondant aux craintes selon lesquelles les systèmes de plafonnement et d’échange et

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  • 31-mars-2010

    Français

    Lancement de l’examen environnemental du Luxembourg

    Dans le cadre de la réponse apportée à la crise, le Luxembourg commettrait une erreur en reléguant l'environnement au second plan », a déclaré Angel Gurría. «Je considère au contraire que l'environnement devrait faire partie d'une stratégie globale visant à relancer la croissance et à restructurer l'économie.», a ajouté le Secrétaire général.

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  • 16-March-2010

    English

    Water Economics and Financing

    In his opening remarks for the book launch for the Horizontal Water Programme, Mr. Gurría underlined that good water management is important for a stronger, cleaner and fairer economy.

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  • 3-February-2010

    English

    The Road to Mexico: Strategies and Vehicles for successful climate change negotiations 2010

    During a workshop on climate change organised by the European Union, Mr Gurría reminded that "far from perfect, the Copenhagen Accord is a hard-fought political agreement". He added that the world now needs to find an ambitious and legally-binding global agreement on climate change in Mexico and that the EU should continue to play a leading role for the negotiations.

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  • 16-December-2009

    English

    Tackling climate change and growing the economy

    During a press briefing at the Copenhaguen summit, Angel Gurría shared OECD recent analysis and the main policy conclusions on climate change. He presented what needs to be done in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and how investment in a greener future can be financed without impacting the competitiveness of our economies.

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