The Secretary-General was in Moscow on 17th - 18th January 2013 on an official visit. He held meetings with:
During his visit, Mr. Gurría delivered a keynote address on “Modernising Russia in a challenging global environment” at the Gaidar Forum-2013, an International Research and Policy Conference on "Russia and the World: Challenges of Integration", organised by the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow (RANEPA). At this Forum, the Secretary-General also launched the Russian version of the OECD “Better Life Index” (BLI).
Mr. Gurría also attended a Dinner of the B20 Task Force on Improving Transparency and Anti-Corruption, where he delivered remarks “From Corporate Compliance to Collective Action”.