Speeches / Presentations

  • 13-February-2013


    Conference on Knowledge-Based Capital

    As our financial and environmental resources become scarcer, our collective creativity, cleverness and originality are valuable and productive assets that remain largely untapped: investing in Knowledge-Based Capital (KBC) is an intelligent strategy to promote long-term and sustainable growth.

  • 16-January-2013


    Launch of the OECD-WTO Database on Trade in Value-Added

    This new Database, including preliminary data for 40 countries, can play an important role in understanding better what is going on in global trade, investment and production patterns, and in helping us to improve our policies, said OECD Secretary-General

  • 9-October-2012


    Capital flow management and liberalisation: the role of international co-operation

    Secretary-General Angel Gurría discussed how co-operation is key in order to best use international capital flows as a tool to finance growth and development that make our economies more prosperous and resilient while dealing with their challenges.

  • 6-June-2012


    New guidelines to Multinational Enterprises and the OECD Anti-bribery Convention

    The economic crisis that started in 2007 gave rise to a crisis of legitimacy and a widespread collapse of trust in markets, in firms, and in the governance of our economies. We need to build up that trust again and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention are essential tools for fighting bribery and promoting responsible corporate behaviour.

  • 3-May-2012


    Launch of the Transport Outlook 2012

    We must improve mobility policies, foster energy technology and innovation and we must go seamless to improve efficiency and connectivity of transport. It is time to act now, to design, promote and put in place better transport policies for better lives!

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  • 2-November-2011


    G20 Summit: Roundtable on Commodities and Raw Materials

    "At the end of the day, this is what the G20 is about: its “raison d’être” is to show leadership and equip the global economy with an efficient framework for policy coordination. And trade in raw materials and in food commodities should be no exception to this.", said M. Gurría.

  • 31-October-2011


    Pre-G20 Event: Growing Economies through Women’s Entrepreneurship

    At this pre-G20 Event 'Growing Economies through Women’s Entrepreneurship', A. Gurría declared that 'Girls and women represent 3.3 billion ways to change this world. This is the lemma from this year’s G20 Girls Summit. It is also a powerful truth. We need to unleash this potential.'

  • 17-November-2010


    SMEs and Entrepreneurship: The Way Forward to Job Creation and Growth

    Angel Gurría recalled the role played by the OECD Bologna Process and Charter and the "need to harness the potential of SMEs and entrepreneurs in the fight against unemployment, social exclusion and poverty" in his remarks to the “Bologna+10” High-level Meeting.

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  • 29-June-2010

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    Tourism and the conservation of natural and cultural resources (in French only)

    Presentation by Prof. Valéry PATIN, Associate Professor at the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne at the OECD Workshop on Sustainable Development Strategies and Tourism on 18 June 2010.

  • 29-June-2010

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    Transformation of the ITF-STD into the Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism

    Presentation by Mr. Charles ARDEN-CLARKE (UNEP) and Mr. Gérard RUIZ (Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism), during the Workshop on Sustainable Development Strategies and Tourism on 18 June 2010.

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