Ministerial Meeting 2011: Background reading


New Paradigms for Development

Getting it right in 2011, by Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD


  • Restoring public finances
  • Fighting tax evasion
  • Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes
  • OECD work on tax

Bribery and Corruption

Public governance

Food security

  • Agriculture and Trade
  • OECD work on agriculture 




New Sources of Growth and Jobs

Green Growth

Innovation and skills


General Information about the OECD

  • Better policies for better lives: The OECD at 50 and beyond (PDF, 2.91MB)
    The OECD’s 50th Anniversary is an opportunity to reaffirm what we stand for and what we are about. After 50 years, our objective is and remains to help member and partner country’s governments to formulate and implement better policies for better lives.
  • OECD Yearbook 2011
    As the OECD marks its 50th anniversary, world leaders and top representatives from business, labour and civil society join OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and OECD experts to examine today’s pressing issues in this inaugural OECD Yearbook 2011.
  • Secretary-General's Report to Ministers 2011
    The OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría shares, in this annual report to ministers, his Strategic Orientations for 2011 and beyond: framing priorities for the next 50 years.
  • OECD enlargement and engagement with non-members & Enhanced Engagement
  • Previous meetings of the OECD Council at Ministerial Level: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 and 2004.


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