Articles by Angel Gurría

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

The OECD and Eurasia: partners for an inclusive globalisation

I have long been passionate about free trade and international integration and the benefits that they can bring to people everywhere. In my own country, Mexico, I have seen firsthand what a powerful impact they can have in lifting millions out of poverty. Yet I am ever more convinced that we can and must do…