The Secretary-General, Mr. Angel Gurría, will be on an official visit to Oslo on Monday 8th May 2013, to meet with the Norwegian Government, prepare the meeting of the OECD Council at Ministerial Level on 29th - 30th May 2013 (that will be chaired by Norway) and participate in the 9th ILO European Regional Meeting.
The Secretary-General, Mr. Angel Gurría, will visit The Netherlands on 13th and 14th of March 2013, to attend the 2013 International Summit on the Teaching Profession. He will also go to The Hague and hold a bilateral meeting with Mr. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Finance Minister.
During this visit, Mr. Peres will have a bilateral meeting with Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD and deliver a keynote address to a wide audience of Ambassadors, OECD Staff, academics, and business and civil society leaders.
The Secretary-General of the OECD will be in South Africa on 4th March 2013 on an Official Visit. On this occasion, he will present the 2013 OECD Economic Survey of South Africa together with Mr. Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan, Minister of Finance.
The Secretary-General, Mr. Angel Gurría, was in Helsinki to deliver a keynote speech at the Finnish Government’s mid-term review. He presented the brochure “Finland - Fit for the Future”, suggesting a series of structural reforms Finland should undertake in order to achieve long-term sustainable growth and preserve the country’s comprehensive welfare state arrangements in the face of demographic ageing.
The President of Iceland, Mr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, will visit the OECD on Wednesday 27th February 2013. On this occasion, Mr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson will meet on a bilateral basis with Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD. He will also give an address to a special session of the OECD Council, focused on Sustainable Development and Energy.
The Secretary-General of the OECD will be in Moscow from 14th to 16th February 2013, to attend the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting organized under the Chairmanship of the Russian Federation.
During his visit, the Secretary-General will meet with various officials and will deliver a keynote address on “Modernising Russia in a challenging global environment” at the Gaidar Forum-2013.