On 9 September 2020, Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will participate in a high-level conference on Repowering the Colombian Economy Through Digital Transformation, organised by the government of Colombia, alongside Ms. Marta Lucia Ramírez de Rincón, Vice-President of Colombia, as well as several Ministers and OECD Directors.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, virtually delivered introductory remarks at the G20 Digital Economy Ministers Meeting, on 22 July 2020.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will virtually meet with Ms. Paola Pisano, Minister for Technological Innovation and Digitalization of Italy on 7 July 2020 to discuss how the OECD can support Italy to tackle the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and, in particular, to leverage science, technology and innovation in the recovery, as well as ideas for the 2021 G20 Italian Presidency, specifically on digital.
Two day seminar to mark 10 years of Chilean membership of the OECD and to formally launch three reports on Digital Government in Chile.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will attend remotely the G20 Digital Economy Task Force Ministers virtual meeting on Thursday 30 April 2020, where he will deliver remarks.
Conference to exchange information on the need for and experience with governance innovation in the context of different sectors and different countries, both within and outside of the OECD, and to inform future OECD work.
The OECD contributes to several critical public policy areas related to Internet governance and is involved each year in the Internet Governance Forum. OECD sessions at IGF 2019 included an open forum on AI and a session on "What operator model(s) for digital inclusion?"
Consumer reaction to product recalls remains low in most jurisdictions, some achieving response rates as low as 3%. Over 20 countries are taking part in the October 2019 international awareness campaign to help consumers bridge the gap between being aware of a recall and reacting to it, and to increase business understanding of how to effectively communicate recalls to consumers.
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As part of International Product Safety Week, this joint OECD-EC conference looks at product safety opportunities, challenges and policy considerations related to these emerging technologies.
According to recent OECD statistics, 68% of products identified as banned or recalled were supplied online. With the participation of over 25 jurisdictions, the #SafeProductsOnline campaign aims to inform online platforms, online sellers, and consumers about safety risks and how to check for recalled products prior to purchase.