Speeches / Presentations


23-October-2012

English

The role of the Centres of Governments in meeting today’s economic challenges

Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomes a network of senior officials attending the 31st Centres of Government (COG) meeting held in London. Highlights include the importance of institutions in economic reform through improved co-ordination, outreach and transparency.

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9-March-2012

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Launch of the Territorial Review of the Chicago Tri-State Metropolitan Area

Chicago is at a tipping point: despite economic strengths, it faces considerable challenges to compete in the “Premier League” of world-class cities, warns the OECD Secretary-General.

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9-March-2012

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Combating Global Headwinds: the OECD Perspective

Tackling the economic crisis, implementing structural reforms, generating jobs, mitigating climate change and reversing inequality are huge challenges that we can overcome if we work together, said OECD Secretary-General.

8-March-2012

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4th OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers (opening remarks)

Green and Growth can go together, provided that the appropriate framework and the right economic and regulatory incentives are in place to encourage sustainable use of our resources and the environment, said Angel Gurría.

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2-February-2012

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Post-crisis debt overhang: Growth implications across countries

Public debt in the OECD area passed annual GDP in 2011 and is still rising. This paper was prepared for the Reserve Bank of India Second International Research Conference 2012: “Monetary Policy, Sovereign Debt and Financial Stability: The New Trilemma”, 1-2 February, 2012 in Mumbai, India

11-January-2012

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Presentación de la los Estudios “Estudio Sobre la Contratación Pública: Aumentar la Eficiencia e Integridad para una Mejor Asistencia Médica” y “Luchando contra la Colusión en las Compras Públicas – Un Informe sobre el IMSS del Secretariado de la OCDE”

Ambos estudios, hacen una revisión amplia y profunda del sistema de compras públicas del IMSS, identificando los avances y principales desafíos de este sistema, y aportando recomendaciones de políticas públicas que ayudarán a esta importante institución a equiparar sus procesos de compras públicas con las mejores prácticas mundiales.

10-January-2012

English

Lanzamiento de la Edición 2012 de la Guía para Mejorar la Calidad Regulatoria de Trámites Estatales y Municipales e Impulsar la Competitividad de México (in Spanish)

La mejora regulatoria es un componente fundamental de las estrategias de recuperación económica; pero también es la única vía para dar el salto al desarrollo. México ha hecho muchos esfuerzos para mejorar su regulación y competitividad, y los resultados están a la vista.

10-January-2012

English

Presentación del Estudio de Políticas de Protección Civil en México (in Spanish)

El sistema de protección civil de una nación es un indicador fiel de su grado de desarrollo, pero también de la calidad de su gobierno. Conducido con las mejores prácticas, este sistema se puede convertir en un reductor de disparidades regionales, en un promotor del bienestar y, por qué no, en un motor de cohesión y desarrollo.

5-December-2011

English

OECD Regional Outlook 2011: Building resilient regions for stronger economies

In the current difficult economic environment, regions are important centres of gravity in a country’s economy. Their comparative advantages, endowments and overall dynamism can be powerful sources of growth and prosperity nation-wide, said OECD Secretary-General.

25-October-2011

English

OECD Global Forum on Environment: Making Water Reform Happen - Launch of OECD Publications

M. Gurría stressed the urgency of water reform, the gap between the funding available and the investment needed, as well as the difficulty to bring together the main actors from different sectors to share the risks and tasks, as illustrated by the two new OECD publications launched that day

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