Ministerial Meeting 2016: Accession Agreement with Latvia
Signature of the Accession Agreement with Latvia
Thursday 2 June 2016 – 9:45
The Council invited the Republic of Latvia to accede to the OECD Convention on 11 May 2016 following the completion of reviews by 21 OECD technical committees in line with the Accession Roadmap adopted in 2013.
On the second day of the Ministerial meeting, the OECD 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. Read the remarks by the Secretary-General and the speech by the Prime Minister.
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.