The Secretary-General was in Budapest on Monday 26 June 2017, to attend the 2017 Conference of the Global Forum on Productivity where he delivered Welcome Remarks. He also held bilateral meetings with Hungarian high level authorities and signed an agreement to work on an SME strategy for Hungary with Mr. Mihály Varga, Minister for National Economy.
The Secretary-General presented the 2016 OECD Economic Survey of Hungary, commemorated the 20th anniversary of Hungary's accession to the OECD and met with Hungarian President János Áder and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.
The workshop identified key challenges in the design and implementation of one-stop shops in Hungary and ways to address them.
This seminar looked at the experience of former communist countries and their achievements 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
While in Budapest, Angel Gurría launched the OECD Environment Performance Review of Hungary and held bilateral meetings with several officials. He also attended the Conference on Financial Awareness where he spoke about the importance of financ
This seminar was part of the activities of the Evaluation Unit at the OECD LEED Trento Centre which aims to promote and develop a culture of evaluation of local development strategies that promote entrepreneurship, local cohesion and good governance.
The Workshop on Entrepreneurship, hosted by the Hungarian authorities (the Ministry of Economic Affairs) in Budapest, on 8-10 September 2003, will be jointly organised by the OECD SME Unit and the Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme.