Speeches / Presentations

  • 5-October-2015


    OECD-G20 Global Forum on International Investment opening remarks

    It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2015 G20-OECD Global Forum on International Investment. The forum provides an important opportunity for dynamic, frank and constructive dialogue on measures to catalyse investment and develop a more coherent and cohesive global trade and investment regime.

  • 2-October-2013


    OECD Informal Meeting of Ministers of Education (speech)

    Unemployment is high and large numbers of children and adults do not have the basic skills necessary to thrive in today’s global economy. We need to kick-start a global skills revolution and build the policies that will save a whole generation, said OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 25-February-2010

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    Turkey - statement to OECD Agriculture Ministerial Meeting 2010

    Statement by Mr Mehmet Mehdi Eker, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Turkey to the OECD Agriculture Ministerial Meeting 2010

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  • 17-March-2009


    The Financial and Economic Crisis and Water

    The current crisis provides an impetus to push forward difficult reform, an opportunity that should not be wasted for the water sector, according to Angel Gurría. He affirmed that there were huge opportunities for job-creating and “shovel ready” investments in the water sector, particularly for water saving and the rehabilitation of networks, which require relatively short design and construction planning, compared to other types of

  • 17-mars-2009


    Lancement du rapport de l’OCDE « De l’eau pour tous : Perspectives de l’OCDE sur la tarification et le financement »

    Un milliard d’êtres humains ne disposent pas d’eau potable et 2.5 milliards n’ont pas accès à des services d’assainissement de base, causant chaque année 1.5 million de décès évitables d’enfants. Alors que les gouvernements mettent en place des plans d'urgence pour répondre à la crise, nous devons garder à l'esprit que l’eau reste notre bien le plus essentiel et trouver des approches inédites et novatrices pour permettre à tous

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  • 1-February-2005

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    Saving the State Again: Turks Face the Challenge of European Governance (Kivanç Ulusoy, Ankara, 1-2 February 2005)

    The conditions for Turkish membership in the EU are virtually of a revolutionary character in that they require fundamental change in the structure of government of the republican regime. Given this assessment of the radical character of the proposed reforms for EU membership, the challenge of EU membership is actually an effort of “saving the State”.

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