OECD' Secretary-General welcomes the fiscal consolidation plan and loan package agreed by the Greek government, its Euro area partners and the International Monetary Fund.
In this interview for the German radio Deutschlandfunk, Angel Gurría warns that delays are threatening the stability of the international financial system and could spread the crisis to other countries.
OECD has launched a series of reports in 16 countries including Greece. Each report contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school to work.
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A study of water (irrigation) pricing in France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Mexico, a background report to the book Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture (OECD, 2010).
In his remarks to the Central Bank of Greece, Mr. Gurría offered the OECD support, expertise, and policy experience to help Greece modernise its economy and put it on a path of sustained growth.
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Τπφ ην πξ ίζκ α απηφ, ν ΟΟΑ εθπφλεζε απηφ ην ελεκεξ σ ηηθφ θπι ι άδην γηα λα επηθνηλσ λήζε η ηηογ λψζε ηο πνπ έρεη απνθηήζε η θαη ηελ αλάι πζε πξ αθηηθψλ θαη κεηαξξ πζκίζε σ λ πνπ επέθεξ αλ θαι ά απνηει έζκ αηα ζ ε άι ι εο ρψξ εο. Πξ νηείλεηαη κηα ζηξ αηεγηθή γηα ηε δηφξ ζσ ζε ησλ αληζν ξ ξ νπηψλ θαη ηνλ εθζπγρξ νληζκ φ ηεο νηθνλνκίαο, ζπλνδεπφκελε απφ ζρέ δηα δξ άζε ο γηα θαζέλα απφ ηνπο παξ αθάησ ελλέα θξ ίζ ηκν πο θι άδνπο:
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This brochure proposes a strategy to correct imbalances and modernize the Greek economy, accompanied by action plans in the following areas: public administration and budgets; pensions; the governance of state owned enterprises; tax policies;employment and social policy; education; new sources of growth, innovation and green growth;competition; the complex political economy problems associated with reforms in the public sector.
This report examines Greece’s progress since the previous OECD Environmental Performance Review in 2000, and the extent to which the country has met its national objectives and international commitments regarding the management of the environment and natural resources.
During his official visit to Greece, the OECD Secretary-General of the OECD, Angel Gurría will launch the Environment Performance Review and he will meet with government officials to discuss a range of key policies issues.
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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.