Angel Gurria

Tackling inequalities in development

40 % of world’s population is living on less than 2 USD a day. They account for 5 % of global income. How can we design development policies to improve these statistics? Particularly for the post 2015 development agenda? Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of OECD answers these and other questions in this #KAPTalks.

Wednesday 18.09.2013

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Angel Gurría is the Secretary-General of the OECD since June 2006. He was re-appointed to a second mandate in September 2010. As OECD Secretary-General, he has reinforced the OECD's role as a ‘hub” for global dialogue and debate on economic policy issues while pursuing internal modernisation and reform. Mr. Gurría is a Mexican national and came to the OECD following a distinguished career in public service in his country, including positions as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance and Public Credit in the 1990s. Mr. Gurría holds a B.A. degree in Economics from UNAM (Mexico) and a M.A. degree in Economics from Leeds University (United Kingdom).
Angel Gurria, OECD

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