Recent speeches by Angel Gurría

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The relationship between the OECD and
Spain: Past, Present and Future – Nueva
Economía Award

Presentation in Madrid, Spain, 2 March 2015
Transforming African Economies: Interconnectedness, Investment
and Inclusiveness - OECD-hosted Working Dinner

Remarks delivered at Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2015

Making inclusive growth happen in the UK 

Remarks delivered at London, UK, 23 February

Meeting of the High Level Expert Group on the
Measurement of Economic Performance and
Social Progress

Opening remarks in Paris, France, 15 January 2015

Visit of the Deputy Prime Minister
of the Slovak Republic

Remarks at Paris, France, 17 February 2015

The Secretary-General's adress to the
Committee on Foreign Affairs of the French
National Assembly

Paris, France, 14 January 2015

G20 Finance Ministers and Central
Bank Governors' Meeting:
International tax Issues

Remarks delivered at Istanbul, Turkey,
10 February 2015

Secretary-General Gurría joins President François
Hollande of France and other leaders in the Unity
March against terrorism on Sunday 11 January at 3pm

Secretary-General Gurría brings forward his return to
France to join President Hollande and other leaders in
the Unity March against terrorism in Paris, France, 11
January 2015

OECD's 2015 Going for Growth: Breaking the vicious circle

Presentation in Instanbul, Turkey,
9 February 2015

Signing of the inter-institutionnal agreement relative to the new international airport of Mexico City

Remarks on the occasion of the agreement between the
Ministry of Communications and Transportation and the
OECD, Mexico City, Mexico, 9 January 2015

OECD Round Table on Sustainable Development: Is there a Need
for Cooperation on National Climate Change Policies?

Remarks delivered at Paris,
France, 3 February 2015
Breakfast with entrepreneurs: 50th anniversary
of Anahuac University

Remarks on the promotion of inclusive and sustainable
development and corporate social responsibility, Mexico City,
Mexico, 9 January 2015

Statement from OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría on the 
execution of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto

Paris, France, 1 February

Launch of the report on 
Better Policies for Colombia

Remarks delivered as part of
the visit by the President of
Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos
to Paris, France, 27 January

World Economic Forum:
Conference on

Remarks at Davos,
Switzerland, 22 January 2015

Gurría condemns deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo
magazine and sends condolences to President
François Hollande of France

Statement issued on, 7 January 2015

Launch of the partnership between the OECD and the government of the state of Morelos

Remarks delivered at Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, 6 January 2015

Launch of OECD Urban Policy Reviews: Mexico 2015,
Transforming urban policy and housing finance

Remarks delivered at Mexico City, Mexico, 6 January 2015


Mr Marten Kokk, Estonia
Ms Berglind Ásgeirsdóttir, Iceland
Mr Chris Barrett, Australia
Mr Yves Haesendonck, Belgium
Ms Ingrid Brocková, Slovak Republic
Mr Nicholas Bridge, United Kingdom
Mr Ricardo Diéz-Hochleitner, Spain
Mr Michael Forbes, Ireland
Mr Hans-Jürgen Heimsoeth, Germany
Mr Paul Dühr, Luxembourg
Mr Pavel Rozsypal, Czech Republic
Mr Paulo Vizeu Pinheiro, Portugal
Mr Sihyung Lee, Korea
Mr Dionisio Pérez-Jácome Friscione, Mexico
Ms Marlies Stubits-Weidinger, Austria
Mr Klavs A. Holm, Denmark
Mr Okko-Pekka Salmimies, Finland
Mr George Prevelakis, Greece
Mr Noé Van Hulst, Netherlands
Mr Kazuo Kodama, Japan
Mr Mithat Rende, Turkey
Mr Iztok Jarc, Slovenia
Ms Annika Markovic, Sweden
Ms Claudia Serrano, Chile
Mr Daniel Yohannes, United States
Ms Elin Østebø Johansen, Norway
Mr Ulrich Lehner, Switzerland
Mr Carmel Shama-Hacohen, Israel
Mr Jakub Wiśniewski, Poland
Mr Zoltán Cséfalvay, Hungary
Mr Gabriele Checchia, Italy
Mr Pierre Duquesne, France
Mr James Kember, New Zealand


Ms Danielle Thibault, Canada
Chargée d'Affaires a.i.

Ms Angela McGrath, Australia
Chargée d'Affaires a.i.

European Union
Ms Maria Francesca Spatolisano

© OECD Observer No 301, Q4 2014

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