The first item in the agenda of the visit at the OECD Headquarters was the discussion between Prime Minister Beata Szydło and Secretary-General of the organisation Angel Gurría. After that the Prime Minister spoke at the plenary session with the ambassadors accredited by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
The Prime Minister spoke about the economic growth in Poland, which takes place with the participation of every social group. She mentioned the Responsible Development Strategy deriving from the OECD achievements, and the programmes implemented by the government, i.a. Family 500+. Moreover the Prime Minister declared that her government aims at supporting small and medium-sized entrepreneurship.
The Prime Minister indicated the organisation’s role in adressing the challenges faced by Poland and other countries. The Prime Minister also assured that our country wish to continue its active involvement in OECD and its promotion of organisation’s objectives and rules.
Beata Szydło was the first Polish Prime Minister who spoke to the OECD Council.
This event granted the possibility to promote Poland as the active participant of this organisation which for 21 years has supported i.a. OECD development programmes targeted at third countries.