OECD accession process, an opportunity for Peru to have a reform agenda | News | ANDEAN
The process of joining the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an opportunity for Peru to have a reform agenda, said OECD Deputy Secretary General Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen.
He pointed out that the OECD is a prestige for democracy, for defence, for the growth of the country and the planet.
Similarly, Knudsen pointed out that the OECD has different missions that aim to improve countries and cities.
In addition, he stressed that this process is a unique opportunity for Peru to have a reform program.
His remarks were made on Tuesday at the event “Peru’s OECD Accession Process: Challenges and Opportunities” organized by the School of Public Management of the Lima-based Universidad del Pacifico.
The OECD official noted that the accession process is not an evaluation of Peru, but must be seen as a process of dialogue to implement reforms that will allow the country to have more effective public policies. .
In addition, he argued that such a process will not be easy and that Peru must undertake it with commitment and humility, noting that the process itself generates great benefits for the country as it allows the implementation major reforms to improve the quality of its public service. Strategies.
Ulrik Knudsen gave a lecture entitled “The accession process as an advantage for the country” as part of the official mission to launch Peru’s accession process to the OECD.
At the conference, he stressed the importance of coordination between government, academia and civil society in order to achieve long-term reforms.