The Secretary-General addressed the Informal Meeting of EU Finance Ministers (ECOFIN) on the topic of improving tax certainty and fighting base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), tax crime and the financing of terrorism.
The Co-operative Research Programme (CRP)'s Call for Applications for conference sponsorship and research fellowships for funding in 2017 has CLOSED. The CRP supports work on sustainable use of natural resources in agriculture, forests, fisheries and food production.
Mr. Gurría received the International Peace Prize from Slovakia 2015 Award, granted by the Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He also presented two OECD education reviews on the Slovak Republic and held meetings with government ministers.
The Secretary-General participated in the GLOBSEC Bratislava Global Security Forum alongside the Prime Ministers of Poland, the Slovak Republic, Hungary and the Czech Republic. He also met with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Bratislava, on Wednesday 5 November 2014. During his visit, the Secretary-General will present the 2014 OECD Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic.
H.E. Róbert Fico, Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic, visited the OECD on 11th April to address the OECD Council and to hold a Lunch Seminar on Slovakia’s reform agenda with the Secretary-General, Mr. Angel Gurría, and OECD experts.
Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the OECD 2012 Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic during his official visit to Bratislava on 6 December.
This seminar looked at the experience of former communist countries and their achievements 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
On the occasion of his official visit, Angel Gurría launched the Economic survey of Slovakia and met the President of the Slovak Republic, Mr. Ivan Gašparovič, and several government officials.
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An EDRC seminar took place on 9 July 2008, focussing on the implications of euro adoption for inflation and interest rates in the Slovak Republic, based on the experience of existing euro area countries.