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OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría expresses condolences after Manchester attack


23/05/17 – In a letter to British Prime Minister Theresa May, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría wrote today:

“I would like to convey my heartfelt condolences following the devastating attack that took place last night in Manchester, leaving many casualties. Our thoughts and sympathies are especially with the people...Read More »

Bridging the generational divide in the UK


People of my generation grew up with a set of intuitive assumptions about human progress: hatred and prejudice would give way to reason, democracy would displace authoritarianism, and the economic good times would roll and roll.


Among those assumptions was the strong sense that we would...Read More »

Wales should continue reforms to boost quality and equity of school system


28/02/2017 – Wales should continue its efforts to reform the curriculum and raise the standards of teaching in order to improve the quality and equity of its school system, according to a new OECD report.

The Welsh Education Reform Journey analyses the reforms adopted since...Read More »

Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in London on 6 December 2016


Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in London on 6 December 2016 to present the latest results of the OECD’s flagship Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) at the Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ED.



Consumption Tax Trends 2016: Country highlights

Consumption Tax Trends provides information on Value Added Tax/Goods and Services Tax (VAT/GST) and excise duty rates in OECD member countries. It also contains information about indirect tax topics such as international aspects of VAT/GST developments and the efficiency of this tax. It also describes a...Read More »

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