Enterprises operating in the sector have the potential to generate growth, employment and skills development, if and only if they ensure responsible operations and sourcing in their supply chains. Unfortunately, human rights and labour abuses as well as harm to the environment by enterprises remain prevalent throughout the supply chain in this sector.
Remarks by Angel Gurría OECD Secretary-General for the Launch of the 2019 edition of the “Embracing Innovation in Government” report in Dubai, UAE on Monday 11 February 2019
Remarks by Angel Gurría OECD Secretary-General at the OECD Global Platform session on “Governing Future Risks” in Dubai, UAE on Monday 11 February 2019
Introductory remarks by Angel Gurría Secretary-General, OECD Headquarters, 7 February 2019
Remarks by Angel Gurría Secretary-General for the Launch of the 2019 OECD Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava, 5 February 2019
Institutional trust is a critical topic for the OECD. Trust is the foundation upon which the legitimacy and sustainability of political systems is built. But governments are increasingly operating in a complex global environment.
The iconic ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau once said “For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realise that, in order to survive, he must protect it.”
More than 500 stakeholders in the field of sustainable development – from Ministers, to CEOs, to representatives from philanthropy; from civil society, to think-tanks and Development Finance Institutions – have come together to demonstrate a shared commitment to putting “impact” at the heart of financing for sustainable development.
The consequences are potentially huge. A fragmentation of politics; months to form governments; unexpected electoral results; precarious, fragile coalitions. And remember, we already used our available tools to face the last crisis.
Me da mucho gusto estar con ustedes para presentar dos estudios que consideramos de gran valor para México: “El Futuro de la Educación Superior en México: Promoviendo Calidad y Equidad” y “La Educación Superior en México: Resultados y Relevancia para el Mercado Laboral”.