Publications & Documents


  • 4-December-2007

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    Climate change could triple population at risk from coastal flooding by 2070, finds OECD

    The impact of climate change and urban development could more than triple the number of people around the world exposed to coastal flooding by 2070, according to a new report by the OECD, co-authored by experts from academia and the private sector.

  • 20-November-2007

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    Aid for Trade: Making Globalisation Work for All

    In his presentation of the OECD/WTO report "Aid for Trade at a Glance", Mr. Gurría noted that effective and systematic monitoring of aid flows will strengthen mutual accountability and will provide incentives to improve the impact of donors' assistance.

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  • 10-October-2007

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    OECD urges former Soviet States to accelerate environmental reforms

    In Russia 47 million people are exposed to high concentrations of nitrous dioxide. Half the population in rural Tajikistan, and one-third in Moldova, lack access to clean water. Leaded petrol is sold legally in Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.

  • 4-June-2007

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    OECD calls on governments to clamp down on counterfeiting

    Governments should work more closely with companies and strengthen enforcement to fight the rising global trade in counterfeit and pirated goods, according to a new OECD report.

  • 14-May-2007

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    Water: How to Manage a Vital Resource

    In his speech given at the OECD forum 2007, Mr. Gurría emphasised that access to reliable and safe water is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity. The OECD is working to develop policy ideas and identify best practices to assist countries meet their water needs.

  • 4-May-2007

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    OECD Annual Report 2007

    This Annual Report highlights some of the OECD's achievements in 2007 and describes how it is helping its member countries respond to new challenges ahead.

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  • 2-May-2007

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    Speech to the Seminar on Climate Change, Innovation and Growth

    In his address, Mr. Gurría highlighted the alarming outlook for growth in carbon dioxide emissions. He also underscored the need for collective action in developing innovative and market-based solutions in order to foster competitiveness and opportunities for growth.

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  • 2-May-2007

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    OECD work with G8 (2007 Summit)

    For this year's Summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, the top priorities laid down by Chancellor Angela Merkel were shaping globalization and helping Africa to develop. Other issues discussed at the G8 Summit were: investment, innovation and sustainability.

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  • 2-May-2007

    Portuguese

    Seminário sobre Alterações Climáticas, Inovação e Crescimento

    Discurso do Exmo. Senhor Angel Gurría, Secretário Geral da Organização para a Cooperação e o Desenvolvimento Económico (OCDE). Ministério da Economia e da Inovação, Lisboa, 2 de Maio de 2007.

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  • 3-April-2007

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    Development aid from OECD countries fell 5.1% in 2006

    Total official development assistance (ODA) from members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) fell by 5.1% in 2006 to USD 103.9 billion. This represents 0.30% of members’ combined Gross National Income.

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