Call for co-operation

Praising the co-ordinated international actions in response to the economic crisis, International Labour Organization Director-General Juan Somavia, World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick, International Monetary Fund Manager Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn (L-R in the photo) and issued a joint press statement on 28 April 2010 calling for continued “international efforts with the aim of ensuring a lasting recovery in the financial sector and strengthening growth in the long term, and to address the impact of the crisis on poor countries and vulnerable populations”.

For a full transcript of the statement, go to www.oecd.org

©OECD Observer No. 279, May 2010




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