Further to the invitation by OECD countries for Slovenia to become a member of the Organisation on 10 May 2010, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría attended the signing of the accession agreement (read his speech) in the presence of Prime Minister Borut Pahor and Minister without Portfolio Responsible for Development and European Affairs Mitja Gaspari (read his speech).
During his official visit, he also met with:
Dr. Danilo Türk, President of the Republic of Slovenia
Dr. Radovan Stanislav Pejovnik, Rector of the University of Ljubljana
At the University of Ljubljana, the Secretary-General also delivered a speech on the recovery of the global economy, the challenges ahead and the role of the OECD.
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(from left to right) OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, Borut Pahor, Prime Minister of Slovenia, and Mitja Gaspari, Minister without Portfolio Responsible for Development and European Affairs after the signing of the accession agreement on 1 June 2010. Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA, Source: Office of the Prime Minister.
Signing Ceremony of the Accession Agreement on Slovenia’s Accession to the OECD, remarks by Angel Gurría