Publications & Documents


  • 10-June-2008

    English

    Water: an Under-Delivered Promise

    In his speech delivered at the Conference of Montreal, Angel Gurría underlined that growing pressures from agriculture, energy production and industries were imperilling our water resources. He affirmed that all countries - OECD and developing countries alike – need to introduce urgently policy reforms and scale-up best practices to avoid dire consequences.

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  • 5-juin-2008

    Français

    Visite officielle du Secrétaire général au Canada (8 - 11 juin 2008)

    Lors de sa visite officielle, Angel Gurría a participé à la Conférence de Montréal et a rencontré des membres du gouvernement du Québec et du gouvernement fédéral à Ottawa. Il a tenu également une conférence de presse pour le lancement conjoint de l’Étude économique du Canada 2008 et du rapport Des emplois pour les jeunes – Canada.

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  • 3-June-2008

    English

    Changing Climate Change: The New Dimension of Economics

    At the opening session of the OECD Forum 2008, Angel Gurría underlined that the overall effectiveness of actions against climate change would be eroded without the participation of all the world’s countries. He added that while the cost of ambitious mitigation policies would be considerably lower than the cost of inaction, they would still not be inexpensive.The OECD can help, through finding least-cost policy instruments designed to

  • 3-June-2008

    English

    Climate Change: A Matter of Political Will

    In his remarks at the OECD Forum 2008, the OECD Secretary-General reminded the audience that successful efforts to address climate change will depend on various factors, such as getting the numbers right, identifying the most appropriate instruments, striking an all-inclusive global deal for the post-2012 architecture and promoting new policies that foster eco-innovation. But moving forward on all these tracks will depend on another

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  • 29-mai-2008

    Français

    Présentation des Perspectives agricoles de l'OCDE et de la FAO 2008-2017 - Remarques de M. Angel Gurría

    Selon le Secrétaire général de l'OCDE, la crise internationale actuelle des produits alimentaires place le monde devant un défi majeur, d'autant que les prix des produits agricoles devraient rester élevés et volatils au cours de la prochaine décennie.

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  • 24-May-2008

    English

    Resource productivity and the "3Rs"

    In his speech delivered at the G8 Environment Ministers Meeting 2008, Angel Gurría discussed how promoting resource productivity and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) can protect the environment while sustaining growth and prosperity.

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  • 21-May-2008

    English

    Welcome remarks at the 46th Development Assistance Committee (DAC) High Level Meeting

    In the 46th DAC High Level Meeting's opening session, Mr. Gurría underlined that the meeting agenda introduced major global policy challenges and reflected that globalisation is demanding increased and better global governance.

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  • 16-May-2008

    English

    Drivers for Reform Strategies – Learning and Innovation

    Keynote address by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, delivered at the Conference marking the 40th Anniversary of OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) on “Learning in the 21st Century: Research, Innovation and Policy”.

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  • 15-mai-2008

    Français

    Les pouvoirs publics et les entreprises doivent agir de concert pour remédier à la pénurie d’adresses Internet, selon l’OCDE

    Les pouvoirs publics et les entreprises doivent œuvrer de concert de façon plus efficace et urgente pour satisfaire la demande croissante d’adresses Internet et assurer le futur de l’économie Internet, selon un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE.

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  • 8-May-2008

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    Entrepreneurship and innovation are engines of economic growth, OECD workshop concludes

    A three-day international workshop on innovation and the global impact of high-growth small and medium-sized firms (SMEs), organized by OECD with the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, hailed entrepreneurship and the fast growth of innovative small firms as the engines of economic growth.

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