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OECD to Launch Inclusive Cities Campaign

As the Chair of the Group of Friends of Inclusive Growth, Ambassador Yohannes is helping to launch the OECD’s Inclusive Cities Campaign, with the goal of mobilizing and empowering local governments as leaders in the transition towards a more inclusive form of economic growth. As noted by Ambassador Yohannes at the launch of the Group of Friends , cities are often the “first responders” in ...
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Ambassador Yohannes Launches Group of Friends of Inclusive Growth

On October 28, 2015, Ambassador Yohannes hosted the inaugural meeting of the Group of Friends of Inclusive Growth. The event brought together representatives from close to thirty OECD members to discuss national approaches to promoting inclusive growth. Jason Furman, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, spoke about President Obama’s “middle class economics” ...
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Ambassador Yohannes Discusses the OECD and its Value to the United States with the American Club of Paris

Ambassador Daniel Yohannes delivered the following remarks to the American Club of Paris on April 7, 2015. What an honor to be here today in this beautiful venue, with all of you, to talk about the OECD and its importance to the United States. Before coming here, I did a little homework on the history ...
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Ambassador Yohannes’ Remarks on International Women’s Day 2015

On March 6, 2015, U.S. Ambassador to the OECD Daniel Yohannes moderated a panel discussion at OECD Headquarters on “Gender Equality and Well-being in OECD and non-OECD Economies.” The event, organized in honor International Women’s Day featured the Director of the Employment, Labor and Social Affairs Directorate, Stefano Scarpetta; the Deputy Director of the Development ...
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Ambassador Yohannes Discusses the OECD, U.S. Engagement with Students from Ukraine and Australia

On February 2, 2015, U.S. Ambassador to the OECD Daniel Yohannes met with students from the University of Kiev in Ukraine and Deakin University in Australia to discuss the United States’ engagement within the OECD. Ambassador Yohannes gave the students an overview of the history and evolution of the OECD, describing its transformation from a ...
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