Michal Kurtyka Poland's candidate for OECD head

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Poland has forwarded the candidacy of Michal Kurtyka for the head of the Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD)., PAP has learnt from sources close to the government.

The term of Jose Angela Gurría of Mexico, the current OECD secretary general, ends in June 2021.

His successor is to be elected by March 2021. The Polish government has put forward the candidacy of Michal Kurtyka, currently Poland's climate minister.