What: News conference to launch the OECD Development Centre’s latest Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO 2010). This year’s Outlook analyses the impact of the economic crisis in Latin America, highlights trends in migration and remittance flows, and recommends policy co-ordination between sending and recipient countries to increase employment and promote development.
When: Monday 30 November 2009, at 16:00 GMT.
Who: OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurria, with comments by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Luis Filipe Marques Amado; the President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno; the Secretary-General of the Organisation of American States, José Miguel Insulza; and the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Alicia Bárcena.
Where: Press Conference Room, Hotel Cascais Miragem, Estoril, Portugal, within the context of the XIX Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government
For journalists, LEO 2010 will be available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese at 00:01 GMT on 29 November,and is under embargo until 16:00 GMT on 30 November (17:00 Paris, 10:00 Mexico D.F.).
• Requests to receive the Outlook by e-mail ahead of release time, should be sent to Elodie Masson at email@example.com
• Journalists intending to attend the news conference in Estoril should register via the official website of the XIX Ibero-American Summit: www.cimeiraiberoamericana.gov.pt
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