Newsroom

Parliamentary Assembly Autumn Session

OECD's Gurría: “It is all about regaining the trust of people”

01/10/2013

OECD's Gurria: “It is all about regaining the trust of people”
Ángel Gurría 

Strasbourg, 1 October 2013 - “The crisis has imposed an enormous social cost: this is not just one more crisis”, highlighted OECD Secretary General Ángel Gurría, while addressing the Parliamentary Assembly on Tuesday.


“This pain has eroded the people’s confidence in their governments’ capacities, raising questions of legitimacy”, continued the former Mexico’s Minister of Finance and Public Credit.


After six years of financial turmoil, Gurría also underlined how the foundations of the institutional social contract need to be restored, proposing a revision of procedures and policy recommendations at OECD and at the Council of Europe. (more...)
 
- Video of the speech
- Speech

 
 
Secretary General
22/07/2014
Headlines
Say no to hate
Thorbjørn Jagland 
Committee of Ministers
21/07/2014
Headlines
Statement by Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, on the Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Eastern Ukraine
Elmar Mammadyarov, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe 
 

Other news

Press Releases

Diaries