Transcript of the Video message for Brussels Economic Forum
by Angel Gurría
8 September 2020 - Paris, France
There are many priorities to be borne in mind as we chart the recovery. These include avoiding a lost generation of young people, unwinding the inequalities aggravated by the pandemic, and dealing with public and private debt overhangs. My top priority, however, would be seizing the opportunity to tackle the climate crisis. The cost of missing that opportunity is likely to be even greater than the costs imposed by COVID-19.
Watch the video message here: https://twitter.com/ecfin/status/1301170107880800257