Speeches / Presentations


9-March-2012

English

Combating Global Headwinds: the OECD Perspective

Tackling the economic crisis, implementing structural reforms, generating jobs, mitigating climate change and reversing inequality are huge challenges that we can overcome if we work together, said OECD Secretary-General.

8-March-2012

English

4th OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers (opening remarks)

Green and Growth can go together, provided that the appropriate framework and the right economic and regulatory incentives are in place to encourage sustainable use of our resources and the environment, said Angel Gurría.

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9-January-2012

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Presentación del Estudio Territorial de Chihuahua (in Spanish)

Chihuahua se encuentra en un momento definitorio. Requiere de una transformación profunda. La promoción de un modelo de desarrollo impulsado por la inversión extranjera ha sido muy importante en décadas pasadas, pero ya llegó el momento de construir un desarrollo endógeno fuerte, estable, limpio y duradero.

5-December-2011

English

OECD Regional Outlook 2011: Building resilient regions for stronger economies

In the current difficult economic environment, regions are important centres of gravity in a country’s economy. Their comparative advantages, endowments and overall dynamism can be powerful sources of growth and prosperity nation-wide, said OECD Secretary-General.

1-February-2011

English

Stability And Growth: What Role For EU Cohesion Policy?

The European Union faces serious challenges today, with public finances in poor shape, weak long-term growth prospects and an unemployment level close to 10%. In this context, the regional policy can play a crucial role to unleash the growth potential of our economies, says OECD Secretary-General.

10-January-2011

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Economic Prosperity and Social Cohesion: The Role of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, an OECD Perspective

Read the speech by OECD Deputy Secretary General, Aart de Geus, during the opening session of the 10th International Entrepreneurship Forum, held in Bahrain on 9-11 January 2011.

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7-June-2010

English

Lancement de l’Examen des politiques rurales du Québec

La politique de développement rural adoptée par le gouvernement provincial du Québec compte parmi les plus innovantes de la zone OCDE, a déclaré Angel Gurría lors de la présentation de cette publication. Représentant 20 % du PIB du Québec, les zones rurales ont également connu le plus fort accroissement du revenu des ménages à l’intérieur de la province entre 2000 et 2005, démontrant ainsi que ruralité ne rime pas avec déclin

25-May-2010

English

3rd annual meeting of the OECD urban roundtable for mayors and ministers, “Cities and Green Growth”

Speaking at the Urban Roundtable of Mayors and Ministerse, A. Gurría recommended to make the analysis of green growth more systematic and to develop a common set of urban environmental and economic indicators.

16-December-2009

English

Cities matter to the global climate policy agenda

Today, the OECD is actively working with governments to highlight the role of cities to deliver cost-effective policy responses to climate change. Cities are centers of innovation and can advance clean energy systems, sustainable transportation and waste management to reduce greenhouse gases.

9-November-2009

English

Restoring growth in a post-bailout era: the crucial contribution of cities

After two years of bad news and trillions of dollars of losses, the global economy is now stabilising. The challenge is to move from a policy-based recovery to self-sustained growth. How can cities, the main economic engines of this world, contribute to build stronger, cleaner and fairer economies?

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