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OECD Report For Greece Points to Increasing Poverty and Inequality Levels But Sees Signs of Recovery

Spearheading economic growth and promoting investments to create jobs, improving the stability of public finances and providing an effective social safety net are crucial to help Greece recover from its six-year old economic crisis, underscores the latest report of...

Greek PM and OECD Secretary-General Expect Debt Relief Will Ensue Following Completion of Bailout Review

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reiterated one more time that this is the year when Greece will leave the crisis behind in a joint press conference with Secretary-General of Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurría, following...

Greek PM Meets with Presidents; Raul Castro, Rousseff and Correa in New York

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with a number of national leaders on Monday, during his participation in the United Nations General Assembly's annual General Debate that is taking place in New York. He met with Cuban President Raul Castro who invited...

Varoufakis: Greece Is Preparing 'Ambitious Reform Agenda' with OECD Help

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Wednesday he discussed an “ambitious reform agenda” with OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria, as well as an “agreement at a political level,” while he noted that he does not expect a deal at...

Greek FinMin Varoufakis to Meet With OECD Secretary General in Paris

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis will meet with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Secretary General, Angel Gurria, in Paris on Wednesday afternoon, Greece's Finance Ministry announced. Varoufakis and Gurria will discuss a wide range of issues that include reforms in retail,...

Greece Among Main Topics in G7 Summit

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann host their G7 counterparts - Britain, France, Germany, USA, Japan, Italy, Canada - in Dresden on May 27-29. Among the main topics to be discussed will be Greece, although no decisions...

OECD to Assist Greek Govt with New Reforms Package

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras traveled to Paris today, where he met with OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) Secretary General Angel Gurria in order to discuss a possible Organization event taking place in Greece and focusing on...

Technical Staff Discussions on Greek Proposals Start In Brussels

The discussions with the institutions, on a level of technical officials, over the clarification and specialization of the Greek government's proposals start on Wednesday in Brussels. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet the OECD head Angel Gurria on Thursday...

Tsipras Launches Series of Meetings With Top European Officials Over Debt

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras launches a series of meetings this week with top European officials in light of the crucial negotiations over Greece's bailout. After the devaluation of Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis by his European counterparts ahead of Monday's Eurogroup,...

Plans from Greece and OECD to Draft Reform Program to Boost Growth

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday announced plans to work with the OECD to draft a program of reforms to boost growth in the debt-laden country, which is hoping to renegotiate its bailout commitments. The program will be based...