Speeches / Presentations


  • 10-March-2014

    English

    Strengthening Poland’s Competitiveness – OECD Recommendations

    A broad agenda of reforms in four areas – labour markets, education, product markets and innovation – should strengthen Poland’s economy and allow it to continue its path of convergence towards the income levels of the more affluent OECD economies, said Angel Gurría during a seminar in Warsaw.

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  • 10-March-2014

    English

    Achieving faster growth in Poland through more efficient labour and product markets

    Poland has made considerable progress in transforming the structure of its economy, but unemployment is still far too high, and restrictive product market regulations continue to hinder economic activity. Reforms are needed for Poland to build on its strong track record and launch itself as an innovation–based economy, Mr Gurría said during the launch.

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  • 28-March-2012

    English

    Towards a stronger and greener Polish economy

    Throughout the global and European economic crisis, Poland has been the OECD’s champion in terms of cumulative real GDP growth. But Poland must continue to build on its past achievements and make further progress in areas where reforms are needed to sustain strong growth in the years to come.

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  • 20-January-2010

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    Doing Better for Children: Presentation to the Polish Parliamentary Social Policy Committee

    Presentation of child well-being indicators in Poland compared to selected OECD countries, policies for the under age 3’s, effects of sole-parenthood on child outcomes, intergenerational inequality and policy recommendations to enhance child well-being.

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  • 20-November-2009

    English

    20 Years After: Panel introduction by Mr. Jan Woroniecki, Ambassador of Poland to the OECD

    This seminar looked at the experience of former communist countries and their achievements as a source of knowledge and hope for our own future. People all over the world have been reviving memories of 20 years ago when the Berlin Wall was finally brought down. Political freedom is priceless. But did it bring about economic and social wellbeing as it should? Did free markets meet expectations? What lessons can we draw from the

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  • 20-November-2009

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    20 Years After: presentation by Paweł Wojciechowski, Vice-Governor, Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland

    This seminar looked at the experience of former communist countries and their achievements as a source of knowledge and hope for our own future. People all over the world have been reviving memories of 20 years ago when the Berlin Wall was finally brought down. Political freedom is priceless. But did it bring about economic and social wellbeing as it should? Did free markets meet expectations? What lessons can we draw from the

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  • 20-November-2009

    English

    Twenty Years After: Remarks by Angel Gurria 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

    At an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Mr. Gurría talked about the progress made by Central and Eastern European countries since then and the challenges ahead.