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In his remarks for the launch of the second global review on Aid for Trade, Mr. Gurría affirmed that more and better aid for trade is particularly important in the context of the crisis as it can help to build the capacity and infrastructure developing countries need to take full advantage of freer trade. Aid for trade should also support the broader development goals we all share, focusing not only on building trade capacities but
One of the agenda items at the G8 Summit in L’Aquila this week is expected to be a discussion of a proposed new “Global Standard” for international business dealings.
In his introductory remarks at the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education, Mr Gurría noted that governments need to address the social and human dimensions of the crisis, which means that recovery plans have to support the most vulnerable and include investing in skills development, education and enhanced training projects.
All countries need to trade, with their neighbours and globally, to sustain long-term economic growth. Some low-income countries lack the instutitions, infrastructure to benefit from open markets and lift their people out of poverty.
The number of doctors per capita increased 2% per year on average across OECD countries between 1990 and 2007, but in some countries the trend is reversing.
On the occasion of his first official visit to Slovenia, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría launched the Economic survey of Slovenia on 1 July 2009.
The economic crisis is likely to cause the first major fall in the number of migrants coming to work in OECD countries since the 1980s, according to a new OECD report.
The global economic crisis and new ways to help developing countries are among the issues OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will discuss with G8 leaders at the Summit.
The 38-country OECD Working Group on Bribery welcomed recent progress by Turkey in its efforts to comply with the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.
Speaking at the G8 Summit Consultation with Social Partners in Rome on 26 June 2009, Mr Gurría urged the G8, BIAC, TUAC and OECD to join forces to help governments make the best use of labour market and social policies.