1 July 2016 - Latvia deposited its instrument of accession to the OECD Convention, thereby becoming a full member of the Organisation.
2 June 2016 - On the second day of the Ministerial meeting, the Secretary-General and the Prime Minister of Latvia signed the Agreement on the Terms of Accession of the Republic of Latvia to the Convention on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Latvia will become a Member of the Organisation once it has taken the appropriate steps at the national level to accede to the OECD Convention and deposited its instrument of accession with the French government, depository of the OECD Convention.
11 May 2016 - The OECD issued an invitation to Latvia to become a member of the Organisation. The invitation resulted from the OECD Council's positive assessment of Latvia's position with respect to OECD legal instruments, standards and benchmarks.
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