7-November-2012

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The Emergence of Global Value Chains: What Do They Mean for Business?

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría delivers remarks at the G20 Trade and Investment Promotion Summit held in Mexico City.

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6-November-2012

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Launch of OECD Methodological Framework on Disaster Risk Management

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría holds a press conference following the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting to launch the OECD Methodological Framework on Disaster Risk Management in Mexico City.

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5-November-2012

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Financial Regulation and Innovation in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies

Focusing on the OECD's contribution to the G20 on financial consumer protection and education, Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, provided the keynote address for a conference on "Financial Regulation and Innovation in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies," aimed at identifying policy alternatives that would foster economic growth while enhancing financial inclusion levels.

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17-June-2012

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Improving Transparency and Anti-corruption

Our contributions to the G20 anti-corruption work have spanned from strengthening enforcement of foreign bribery laws to drawing G20 principles on asset disclosure or whistleblower protection, and making public procurement cleaner and more effective to fight solicitation, said OECD Secretary-General.

17-June-2012

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Dialogue with Labour Organisations

Speaking at Los Cabos G20 Summit, Angel Gurría underlined the urgency of tackling the steep rise in youth joblessness that took place during the crisis. Labour market programmes, including effective counselling, job-search assistance and temporary hiring subsidies for low skilled youth, can make a real difference in facilitating the transition to productive and rewarding jobs for young jobseekers.

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17-June-2012

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World Economic Outlook and the situation in the Euro area

Policy makers must avoid the downside scenario of a major shock to the European and global financial systems. Europe has to mobilize its strengths, and put out the immediate fires associated with the spiraling banking and sovereign debt crisis, said OECD Secretary-General.

16-June-2012

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Improving the Assessment of Disaster Risks to Strengthen Financial Resilience

Given the systemic dimension and country spill-overs in certain catastrophic risks, the G20 is well suited to play an important role through the exchange of best practices and experiences to address events that, according to our analysis, cost the world economy nearly $350 billion last year.

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1-April-2012

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Mexico's priorities for Los Cabos Summit

Views from Ambassador Patricia Espinosa, Minister of Foreign Relations of Mexico