Artikel uit De Standaard op maandag 25 juni 2012
Main findings from the oecd study, “The jobs potential of a shift towards a low-carbon economy”
REMARKS BY DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL YVES LETERMEBRUSSELS, 4 JUNE 2012
Thank you very much Commission Andor and good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. It is my pleasure now to highlight several key findings from the new OECD study, “The Jobs Potential of a Shift towards a Low-carbon Economy” that is being released today and which provides a wide-ranging analysis of the ways the much-needed transition towards environmentally-sustainable growth will reshape labour markets.
Serieuze argumenten nodig om mij terug naar België te halen
Vijf maanden geleden ruilde Yves Leterme de Wetstraat in voor een job als adjunct-secretaris-generaal van de Organisatie voor Economische Samenwerking en Ontwikkeling (OESO). Dat bevalt. "Ik sta niet te springen om terug te keren." Geen heimwee?
Water policies in Europe: an OECD perspective
The Future of EU Water Policy – Closing session
Brussels 25 May 2012
Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Commissioner Potocnik and his team on the successful EU Green Week and in particular on the very welcome focus on water this year.
Policies for Inclusive Growth and Jobs
Ministers, Ladies and Gentlemen, Our economic Outlook points to slow growth. Unemployment in the OECD area remains high. Inequality has increased over the last thirty years. These three issues – growth, jobs and inequality – are intricately linked. This afternoon’s session gives us an opportunity to discuss them in context and look for solutions.Our challenge: no jobs without growth, no equity without high-quality jobs
T20 Tourism Ministerial Meeting
International tourism is an engine of the global economy, both in terms of its size and its growth potential. However, the travel restrictions limited the potential of them internationally. On the opposite side, it appears that the liberalization in travel generates significant increases in average spending of tourists and the generation of jobs.
The European Diabetes Leadership Forum: Opening session
Ministers, Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished guestsIt is a great pleasure to welcome you to the European Diabetes Leadership Forum on behalf of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. I am especially pleased to see many representatives from community organisations, the private sector, governments and the research community.