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U.S. Welcomes Invitation for Colombia and Latvia to Launch OECD Accession


Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 30, 2013

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Today the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced that it will enter into accession discussions with Colombia and Latvia this year.

The OECD is a multilateral organization that brings together 34 democracies with market economies from the Americas, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Countries seeking OECD membership must demonstrate like-mindedness, or compatibility, with OECD principles, as well as complete technical reviews of various aspects of their economies.

As new members, Colombia and Latvia would contribute unique perspectives and insight to OECD discussions and policy recommendations.

For updates, go to http://usoecd.usmission.gov or follow @USOECD.

Media Contact: Zoë Mezin, mezinzl@state.gov, +33 (0)6 07 90 43 84



PRN: 2013/0653

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