Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Tunis on 3-4 October 2016


Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in Tunis on 3-4 October 2016 to open the OECD Ministerial Meeting on Better Policies for Inclusive Growth and Economic Integration in the MENA Region.


In Tunis, the Secretary-General also participated in the MENA-OECD 2016 Forum on Competitiveness and Governance where he delivered a keynote speech (in French) on creating opportunities for youth.


Mr. Gurría also presented the EU-OECD programme on promoting investment in the Mediterranean; the OECD-AECID project on strengthening women’s access to decision making in the public administration at all levels and local elected councils in Tunisia; and the OECD-G7 Deauville Partnership project "Towards inclusive and open governments: promoting women’s participation in parliaments, local councils and policy-making in Tunisia".


The Secretary-General held bilateral meetings with Mr. Beji Caïd Essebsi, President of the Republic of Tunisia; Mr. Youssef Chahed, Head of Government of Tunisia; and several high level-officials of Tunisia and other countries attending the Ministerial Conference.


Read the Secretary-General's remarks


» Acting Together to Boost Investment in the MENA: Launch of the EU-OECD Programme on Investment 



» Réunion ministérielle MENA-OCDE 2016 : discours d'ouverture

» Femmes au pouvoir pour une croissance inclusive: Passons à l’action - Forum MENA 

» Forum MENA-OCDE pour la Gouvernance et la Compétitivité : « Créer des opportunités pour la jeunesse »

See also

» OECD Better Policies Series: Strengthening governance and competitiveness in the MENA region for stronger and more inclusive growth (also available in French and Arabic)

» OECD work on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

» OECD work on Tunisia




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