Recent speeches by Angel Gurría

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Japan 50th Anniversary Symposium
9 April 2014
Opening remarks

Enhancing Global Nuclear Safety
8 April 2014
Speech at seminar, Tokyo, Japan

OECD Tohoku School Address
7 April 2014
Speech honouring youth and a model for countries recovering from natural disaster

Global Forum on Public Governance: Women’s Leadership in Public Life
4 April 2014
Closing remarks

Fostering Regional Competitiveness and Sharing the Benefits of Sustained Growth
26 March 2014
Remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, delivered at the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Forum in Bali

China Go Global
24 March 2014
Speech in Beijing, People’s Republic of China

Inclusive Growth and Urbanisation in China
24 March 2014
Remarks delivered at a joint OECD/NDRC seminar, Beijing, People’s Republic of China

OECD Integrity Forum
19 March 2014
Closing remarks at the OECD Integrity Week 2014

Official visit to present the 2014 OECD Economic Survey of the Czech Republic
18 March 2014
Remarks delivered in Prague,
Czech Republic

Mexico Week 2014 organised by the London School of Economics
13 March 2014
Keynote speech delivered  in London, UK

Official visit to present the 2014 OECD Economic Survey of Poland
10 March 2014
Remarks delivered in Warsaw, Poland

Official visit to present the 2014 OECD Economic Survey of Norway
5 March 2014
Remarks delivered in Oslo, Norway

Global Forum Spain “Spain: from Stability
to Growth”
3 March 2014
Keynote speech on “Reforms in Europe: achievements and challenges.” Bilbao, Spain

Launch of the OECD / Ford Foundation Workshop “Changing the Conversation on Growth: Going Inclusive”
25 February 2014
Remarks delivered in New York, United States

OECD Secretary-General at the G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors
21 February 2014
Keynote speech at the Institute of International Finance (IIF) Conference on “Addressing Barriers to Infrastructure and Other Long-Term Investment; Ensuring Support for Trade Finance.” Sydney, Australia

OECD Secretary-General presents the OECD report “Economic Challenges and Policy Recommendations for the Euro Area”
17 February 2014
Remarks at the OECD Seminar “The Euro area at a crossroads: Policies for growth, jobs and competitiveness.” Brussels, Belgium

OECD Secretary-General presents the 2014 OECD Economic Survey of Finland
12 February 2014
Remarks delivered in Helsinki, Finland

European Competition Forum “The Internal Market and Beyond: challenges for a modern competition policy”
10 February 2014
Remarks delivered in Brussels, Belgium

Irish Prime Minister visits OECD with
a delegation of ministers
7 February 2014
Remarks delivered on “Jobs and Recovery: Ireland after the bailout” at OECD H.Q., Paris, France

Visit by the Prime Minister of Norway to the OECD
3 February 2014
Remarks delivered at the OECD H.Q., Paris, France

World Economic Forum 2014, Davos
22 January 2014
Remarks delivered in different sessions and held bilateral meetings with officials from several countries attending the Forum

OECD Secretary-General presents the OECD Economic Survey of the Russian Federation
15 January 2014
Remarks delivered at the Gaidar Forum, Moscow, Russia

Mexico: the International Economic Context and the Importance of Structural Reforms Conference organised by the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
2 January 2014
Remarks delivered in Mexico

©OECD Observer No 298, Q1 2014

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