Ambassador’s Intervention on Inclusive Growth at the OECD-TUAC Liaison Committee

Remarks delivered by Ambassador Daniel W. Yohannes on December 12, 2016 Mr. Secretary-General, Vice-President Leemans, Friends and Colleagues, I want to thank you for the opportunity to address all of you today in what I am sad to say will be my last TUAC Liaison Committee meeting before I move on next month. During my ...
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Second Meeting of the Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth

Ambassador Yohannes Addresses the Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth The following remarks were delivered by Ambassador Daniel W. Yohannes, Chair of the Friends of Inclusive Growth Group, at the second meeting of the Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth, hosted by Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo on November 21, 2016. In 2013, President Obama called rising inequality ...
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Op-ed by Ambassador Yohannes: Cities Can Lead the Movement for Inclusive Growth

The following op-ed was published in French in La Tribune on November 17, 2016, on the occasion of the second meeting of the Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth hosted by Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo. Like climate change, rising inequality is a complex global challenge that requires a fundamental shift in the way we think ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks at the Launch of the OECD Initiative on Business and Inclusive Growth

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome. We don’t have a lot of time today, so I’m going to be very brief. In my role as Chair of the Group of Friends of Inclusive Growth, I have spoken about the need to mobilize local governments and businesses to address rising inequality. The OECD has been doing fantastic work ...
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Ambassador Remarks at the Launch of the Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth Network

Remarks delivered by Ambassador Daniel Yohannes at the Ford Foundation in New York City, on March 29, 2016.  Thank you, Gabriela. I am thrilled to be here today. It is inspiring to see people from all around the world come together to discuss an issue so important to so many. President Obama has called income inequality ...
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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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