Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in Mexico from 8 to 11 January 2018 on an Official Visit. He held a meeting with Mr. Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico and several bilateral meetings with high level officials.
The mayors of three cities (Mérida, Quillota and Curridabat) and their respective teams gathered in Mérida to sign an agreement of cooperation to share best practices aiming at reducing inequalities in their respective cities.
The School is organising specialised courses on socio-economic development and creating an international platform to exchange experiences and knowledge between public officers and practitioners from OECD member and non member countries that deals with cooperation and local development issues. The Eighth edition took place from 17th to 28th July, 2017 (Trento, Italy).
The Secretary-General met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and high-level officials, and also presented a number of new OECD reports on Mexico.
In Tijuana the Secretary-General delivered remarks at the Tijuana Innovadora event and received a Distinguished Visiting Professor Award from the Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior. In San Diego he delivered remarks at the Institute of the Americas where he also received the Global Leadership Award.
OECD will measure the impact of digitalising the Mexican Social Security Institute formalities and guide future efforts on simplification
The Secretary-General presented the OECD Review of Mexico´s National Auditing System and signed agreements with the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) to start new projects on regulation, integrity and public procurement.
This report measures the administrative costs generated by formalities in the municipalities of Colima and Jalisco.
The Secretary-General attended the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy: Innovation, Growth and Social Prosperity. He also delivered remarks at a roundtable on e-government and competitiveness and presented several reports.
OECD delivers fit-for-purpose recommendations to the municipality of Torreon, Mexico to improve the quality of regulations and administrative procedures.