2-May-2007

English

Speech to the Seminar on Climate Change, Innovation and Growth

In his address, Mr. Gurría highlighted the alarming outlook for growth in carbon dioxide emissions. He also underscored the need for collective action in developing innovative and market-based solutions in order to foster competitiveness and opportunities for growth.

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2-May-2007

English

OECD work with G8 (2007 Summit)

For this year's Summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, the top priorities laid down by Chancellor Angela Merkel were shaping globalization and helping Africa to develop. Other issues discussed at the G8 Summit were: investment, innovation and sustainability.

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2-May-2007

Portuguese

Seminário sobre Alterações Climáticas, Inovação e Crescimento

Discurso do Exmo. Senhor Angel Gurría, Secretário Geral da Organização para a Cooperação e o Desenvolvimento Económico (OCDE). Ministério da Economia e da Inovação, Lisboa, 2 de Maio de 2007.

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3-April-2007

English

Development aid from OECD countries fell 5.1% in 2006

Total official development assistance (ODA) from members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) fell by 5.1% in 2006 to USD 103.9 billion. This represents 0.30% of members’ combined Gross National Income.

22-February-2007

English

More effort needed to reach foreign aid targets, says OECD Report

Aid donors will have to increase funding for aid programmes faster that any other public expenditure in order to fulfil their commitments to increase aid to $130 billion and double aid to Africa by 2010, says the OECD’s Development Co-operation Report.

22-January-2007

English

Vocational Education and Training

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría emphasised the importance of vocational training and education, and highlighted the OECD’s role in developing policies and identifying best practices in these areas.

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22-January-2007

English

Globalising Cities and Regions - Rethinking the Urban and Regional Policy Agenda

Angel Gurría addressed the importance of local initiatives and regional development in helping countries adapt to the challenges of globalisation and technological change in his speech delivered at the Danish Growth Council.

13-December-2006

German

OECD-Berechnungen zu den Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf die Skiregionen in den Alpen

Nahezu alle Skigebiete in Deutschland und rund 70 Prozent der Skiregionen in Österreich müssen durch den Klimawandel um die Schneesicherheit fürchten und damit um die wirtschaftliche Grundlage des Wintertourismus.

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13-December-2006

English

OECD warns climate change is threatening Europe's skiing trade

Many regions in the Alps had the warmest November on record, delaying the arrival of snow by several weeks and worrying ski operators. As the first flurries are coating Alpine slopes, questions arise: was this balmy autumn an exception or a harbinger of the effects ..

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5-December-2006

English

Ask the economists: Russia - will the boom bust?

Is Russia relying too much on the energy sector and, if so, what is the cure? OECD economists answered these questions during a live online debate on the Russian economy.

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