Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Heidelberg on Monday 1st July 213, to attend the “Tidewater 2013” event. The “Tidewater” meetings provide, since 1968, an informal opportunity for Ministers and heads of major aid agencies to learn from each other’s successes and failures and to discuss co-operative efforts. The 2013 edition is hosted by Hon Dirk Niebel, Germany’s Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, and Mr. Erik Solheim, Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee. The Secretary-General will attend the discussions on “Modernising Development Finance” and on “Climate Financing”.
During his visit Mr. Gurría will have the opportunity to meet with with Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank.