Speeches / Presentations


9-November-2014

English

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders' Meeting: Summit Dialogue on Economic Reforms

Because the OECD is not only a “Global Standard Setter and a house for best practices”. It is also a pathfinder for effective implementation and we will be very proud to share our experience and expertise with APEC member economies and their business circles to develop innovative ideas and practical tools for competitive economies and inclusive societies!

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10-June-2014

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Round-table on “Societies and the Imperative of Innovation”

As advanced economies struggle to consolidate recovery from the deepest financial crisis in modern times, promoting innovation becomes critically important to develop new products, new services, and new ways of doing thing, said OECD Secretary-General.

10-April-2014

English

Launch of “Making Innovation Policy Work – Learning from Experimentation”

The report highlights the importance of taking a more experimental approach to innovation policy, one that is based on systematic evaluation and improvement, learning from both successes and failures. More importantly, it provides examples of how to put this experimental approach into practice, said OECD Secretary-General in Washington.

25-October-2013

English

Launch of three OECD Reviews in the context of Colombia’s OECD Accession Process

The reviews that we are presenting today are a clear example of the type of benefits that Colombia will derive from its accession to the OECD. They are also a testament to the vision shown by President Santos’s Government in promoting best practices in these areas through closer association with the OECD.

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5-June-2013

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Innovation: the next frontier?

The growing food security and poverty challenges that we face deserve our special attention. Experience has shown that only through sharing best practices and lessons learned can we develop more targeted policies and coordinate our efforts at promoting agricultural development through innovation, said Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General.

3-May-2012

English

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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18-March-2012

English

Promoting Technological Innovation for New Sources of Growth

Innovation is a central element of China’s reform agenda. Chinese innovations have benefited the world throughout history. Today, with the right policy mix, China could continue to inspire new scientific and technological advances, helping to revitalize the global economy.

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12-September-2011

English

Better innovation policies for better lives

We must reboot our economies with a more intelligent type of growth, driven by new start-ups, innovative small and medium enterprises. We need new ideas, new business models, greener technologies but we also need new skills. Thus, innovation go hand in hand with education and knowledge.

15-November-2010

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International Conference on Innovation in Energy Technologies: Brown

Presentation to the International Conference on Innovation in Energy Technologies: Brown

15-November-2010

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International Conference on Innovation in Energy Technologies: Fri

Presentation to the International Conference on Innovation in Energy Technologies: Fri

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