Publications & Documents


  • 10-December-2010

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    United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 16)

    At COP16, Angel Gurría stated that "Green and Growth go well together and can become a win-win outcome for advanced, emerging and developing countries. (...) Cancun should; Cancun must; Cancun can!"

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  • 10-December-2010

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    Budget deficits: What governments are doing

    Public finances are under pressure around the world. We asked finance ministers from a range of countries: “What actions is your government taking to bolster public finances, while upholding growth and services?”

  • 10-December-2010

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    Tackling the budget problem

    Public debt in the OECD area is fast approaching 100% of GDP, as the financial and economic crisis badly deteriorated government budgets. A concerted move towards more balanced budgets is needed, while preparing the ground for economic growth.

  • 8-December-2010

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    Climate change: yes we can!

    To sum-up, Green and Growth can and should go together, but we need to put the right policies in place. The OECD is working to help countries reconcile fighting climate change with strengthening the economy and creating jobs.

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  • 1-December-2010

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    New growth doesn't have to cost the earth

    “We must be able to grow our economy in ways that the earth can sustain. That means growth without carbon and using the earth’s amazing larder of natural resources in ways that keep ecosystems healthy.” says WWF chief James P. Leape

  • 1-December-2010

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    Decent work is not a slogan

    At the Pittsburgh G20 Summit in September 2009, world leaders made the following statement: “We commit to implementing recovery plans that support decent work, help preserve employment, and prioritise job growth”.

  • 12-November-2010

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    Tax Transparency: Presentation of the Report on progress made against international tax evasion

    In his presentation of the Report on progress made against international tax evasion to G20 Finance Ministers, Pier Carlo Padoan noted that 500 information exchange agreements have been signed since last ministerial meeting in Gyeonju.

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  • 11-November-2010

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    G20: Pursuing Strong, Sustainable and Balanced Growth: the Role of Structural Reform

    How can the policy priorities identified in the OECD structural surveillance process and by G20 countries in their national policy templates contribute to stronger growth, sounder public finances and more sustainable global imbalances?

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  • 11-November-2010

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    G20: OECD Statement to G20 Leaders in Seoul, Session on Global Economy and Framework

    The OECD Secretary-General presents a report prepared for G20 Seoul Summit. The report is structured as follows. First, it elaborates on how the policy priorities identified in the OECD structural surveillance process and by G20 countries in their national policy templates would contribute to stronger growth, sounder public finances and more sustainable global imbalances. The Report then discusses options for strengthening the OECD

  • 8-November-2010

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    Crisis: Defying fiscal deficits

    The crisis has pushed public deficits to unsustainable levels in many countries, as weak economic activity causes tax revenues to fall, forcing crisis-embattled governments to borrow in a cautious market to pay for services and welfare, and in some cases, limping banking sectors.

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