Publications & Documents


  • 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.

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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.

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  • 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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  • 21-October-2006

    English

    Global challenges for the XXIst century - climate change, energy and democratic institutions

    In a speech at the Annual Conference of the Club de Madrid, Angel Gurría focussed on the political economy of climate policies. He spoke about a range of policies that could be used to help address climate change, and the considerable challenges of implementing them.

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  • 18-October-2006

    English

    New OECD reports on Turkish economy and corporate governance

    Two major OECD reports on Turkey this week on corporate governance in Turkey on 17 October and an Economic Survey of Turkey on 18 October, coinciding with an official visit to Istanbul and Ankara by the Organisation’s Secretary-General, Angel Gurría.

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  • 10-October-2006

    English

    Boosting jobs and incomes - lessons from reassessing the OECD Jobs Strategy

    In his speech delivered to the meeting of G8 Employment and Labour Ministers in Moscow on 9-10 October 2006, Angel Gurría spoke about the reassessed Jobs Strategy, what has been learnt, and emerging challenges.

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  • 4-October-2006

    English

    The challenges of economic growth and development, and the implementation of reforms

    In his first address to the meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, on 4 October 2006, Angel Gurría spoke about the challenges of economic growth and development, and the implementation of reforms.

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  • 28-September-2006

    English

    Global governance as part of crisis prevention

    Angel Gurría focussed on the role of global governance in crisis prevention in this speech, which was delivered at the "Conference of Foreign Affairs Committee and Development Committee Chairpersons of the European Union Member Countries" in Finland, on 28 September 2006.

  • 21-August-2006

    English

    The Doha Development Round of trade negotiations: understanding the issues

    More open markets have brought economic benefits to a broad range of countries over the years, including many in the developing world. How can the Doha Development Agenda talks on further opening up markets in agriculture, industrial and consumer goods, and services be made to live up to their name? Who stands to gain from more open markets and less government support in agriculture? How can developing countries make the most of new

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