The president of the Republic, Ivan Duke, continues with his official visit to Europe and, after two days of agenda in Luxembourg, he traveled to Paris (France) for the special session that the Council of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) prepared for the visit.
(See: The OECD estimates that Colombia’s GDP will grow 5.5% in 2022).
In the special session of the OECD for Colombia, the forecasts of the organization for Colombia were presented. According to the report ‘Economic survey on Colombia 2021’, the country’s economy would grow 5.5% by 2022 and 3.1% by 2023.
The report highlighted the country’s economic recovery and the social programs adopted to support those affected by the pandemic.
Duque, for his part, presented the results in reactivation, mass vaccination, energy transition and environment.
“We are very happy that in our government we have carried out all the treaties, this has been protocolized, which has been a State policy”, he said, adding that the arrival at the OECD “It is a demonstration of the positive evolution that Colombia has had”.
(See: Colombia registered one of the largest falls in unemployment, according to the OECD).
According to the Casa de Nariño, it is expected that, at the end of the Duque government, the country will have fulfilled nearly 80% of the commitments acquired by joining the OECD.
In addition, it was learned that in March the fourth edition of the Summit on Skills will be held in the country, in Cartagena, and in that month, the Government will also participate in the Meeting of the Environmental Policy Committee.
(See: Cooperation between countries, key to recovery).
The agenda in Paris also includes meetings with the leaders of the International Energy Agency and the International Transport Forum.
(See: The OECD contemplates the accession of Brazil, Argentina and Peru).