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    OECD Hosts Anti-Bribery Ministerial

    On 16 March, the OECD hosted a Ministerial Meeting on the Anti-Bribery Convention at the OECD headquarters in Paris. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, above, participated alongside ministers from forty other countries.

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    OECD to Launch Inclusive Cities Campaign

    The OECD will hold an Inclusive Cities workshop on March 29, 2016, in partnership with the Ford Foundation and with the support of Ambassador Yohannes. This event will launch an Inclusive Cities Campaign to mobilize local governments in the battle against rising inequality.

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    President Obama at the OECD

    At a press conference at the OECD on December 1, 2015, President Obama recognized that global challenges such as terrorism and climate change can seem insurmountable but stressed the need to "push away fear, and have confidence that human innovation, our values, our judgment, our solidarity -- it will win out."

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    Agreement on Coal Power Plants

    On November 18, 2015, OECD members reached a groundbreaking agreement on export credits for coal-fired power plants. The agreement between major economies such as the United States, the EU and Japan, encourages exporters and buyers to move towards greener technology.

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    Launch of the Friends of Inclusive Growth Group

    On October 28, Ambassador Yohannes launched the Group of Friends of Inclusive Growth with a discussion on employment, health and income. Above, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, Jason Furman, provides the U.S. perspective on income and inclusive growth.


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OECD on Rising Inequality

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