The OECD Secretary-General, Mr. Angel Gurría, chaired several high-level panels; the OECD actively participated through a series of events, the launch of four new reports and by taking part in a number of workshops and seminars throughout the forum.
Mr. Gurría took part in the 7th World Water Forum and side events, and launched the publication "Water in Cities: Sustainable Futures" as well as three other related OECD reports. He also met with Ms. Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, and several Cabinet ministers as well as high-level officials from other countries attending the Forum.
Marking 10 years of collaboration between the OECD and Korea on competition issues, this meeting focused on ways to optimise programmes to develop competition authorities and enhance international co-operation and international co-operation in cross-border competition cases.
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On the occasion of his visit to Seoul, Angel Gurría will present the OECD economic survey of Korea and will meet with government and business representatives.
Workshop on Green Growth Strategy: OECD Green Growth Strategy from the Perspective of Developing Countries, organised in Seoul, 28 October 2010.
During his mission to Korea, Angel Gurría will attend the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Gyeongju. Back in Seoul, the OECD's Secretary-General will meet with members of the Korean goverment to discuss a range of key policies issues.
“Crashes result in an unacceptable burden of deaths and serious injuries on the roads in all countries”, said Jack Short, Secretary General of the International Transport Forum, explaining the purpose of the 4th IRTAD Conference in Seoul on safety data collection and analysis.
OECD Ministerial Meeting -- The future of the Internet Economy, Seoul, Korea, 17-18 June 2008
Summarises proceedings of a conference looking at examples of human genetic research databases, how they are established, how they are managed and governed, how they might be commercialised, and what the policy considerations might be.