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Media Advisory - OECD 2022 Ministerial Council Meeting - 9-10 June

 

08/06/2022 - The 2022 Ministerial Council Meeting (MCM) will take place at OECD Headquarters on 9-10 June. Chaired by Italy, with vice-chairs Norway and Mexico, Ministers will meet to discuss “The Future We Want: Better Policies for the Next Generation and a Sustainable Transition’’.

The Ministerial Council Meeting is the OECD’s highest-level forum, attended by ministers of finance, economy, foreign affairs, trade and other government departments from the Organisation’s members and partner countries, as well as by representatives of other international organisations.

This year’s MCM will be opened by OECD Secretary-General, Mathias Cormann; Italian Prime Minister, Mario Draghi; Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy; and Chairperson of the Africa Union and President of Senegal, Macky Sall.

Ministers will discuss a range of pressing challenges including the implications of the war in Ukraine, strengthening pandemic prevention and preparedness, trade and environmental sustainability and providing a better future for young people. Other discussions will include cooperation with Africa and the green transition for future generations. 

The MCM has been preceded by the launch today of the OECD's latest Economic Outlook. Read the related press release and the full report.

Events open to media

 

Thursday 9 June 2022    

Opening of Ministerial Meeting and Keynote Address

Watch the webcast 

10.00 - 10.45 (CEST)

        • Remarks by OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann
        • Keynote address by Italy’s Prime Minister, Mario Draghi
        • Remarks by Ukraine’s President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Via video link)
        • Remarks by Senegal’s President, Macky Sall
        • Remarks by Mexico’s Minister of Finance, Rogelio Ramirez de la O.
        • Remarks by Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anniken Huitfeldt

 

Friday 10 June 2022

Ministerial Council Meeting closing press conference 

Watch the webcast 

15.45 TBC (CEST)

        • Remarks by OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann
        • Remarks by Italy’s Minister of Finance Daniele Franco

 

Journalists must register to participate in the final press conference and public events.

 

For further information, or to request interviews, journalists are invited to contact the OECD Media Office (tel. +33 1 4524 9700).

 

Working with over 100 countries, the OECD is a global policy forum that promotes policies to preserve individual liberty and improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.

 

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