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  • 24-February-2014

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    Latvia takes first step in accession discussions with OECD

    Latvia has taken an important first step in accession discussions with the OECD by delivering an Initial Memorandum

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  • 13-December-2013

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    Coping with Emigration in Baltic and East European Countries

    The Baltic countries have experienced sustained emigration over the past decade, contributing to population decline and a loss of working-age population. The impact of this emigration is felt strongly in the labour market, the general economy and in social developments. How can countries deal with the impact of high levels of emigration?

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  • 12-November-2013

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    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomes Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovkis of Latvia, 12 November 2013

    Since taking office in 2009, Prime Minister Dombrovkis has drawn on his considerable experience as an economist and former Finance Minister to lead his country in its recovery from the effects of the global financial crisis. And we are glad to note that this hard work is already beginning to pay off.

  • 12-November-2013

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    Speech of Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovkis of Latvia to the OECD Council, 12 November 2013

    Latvia considers membership in the OECD as an opportunity for further enhancing structural reforms, implementing social and economic policies, improving services to its citizens and learning from on-going reforms in other countries. Simultaneously, Latvia regards membership in the OECD as a matter of strategic importance due to the opportunities of participation in the global economic agenda and share the experience and best practices.

  • 12-November-2013

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    Prime Minister of Latvia visits OECD, 12 November 2013

    The Prime Minister of Latvia, Mr. Valdis Dombrovkis, visited the OECD on 12 November and delivered a special address to the members of the Council following the decision to open accession discussions reached at the last OECD Ministerial Council Meeting, in May 2013.

  • 16-October-2013

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    OECD sets out roadmap for Latvia’s membership

    The OECD has set out a path for Latvia’s accession to the Organisation, reinforcing a commitment to extend its global membership.

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  • 15-October-2013

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    Roadmap for the Accession of Latvia to the OECD Convention

    This Roadmap sets out the terms, conditions and process for the accession of Latvia with the objective of enabling Council to come to a decision on whether to invite Latvia to accede to the OECD Convention and thereby become a Member of the Organisation.

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  • 30-May-2013

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    Global OECD boosted by decision to open membership talks with Colombia and Latvia with more to follow

    Today the OECD took a significant step to extend its global reach by deciding to open membership talks with Colombia and Latvia and signalling its intention to do likewise with Costa Rica and Lithuania in the near future.

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  • 29-May-2013

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    Austria, Luxembourg and Singapore among countries signing-on to end tax secrecy

    As a further sign of international efforts to crack down on tax offenders, 12 more countries have signed, or committed to sign, the OECD’s Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. In addition, another 6 countries have ratified the Convention.

  • 11-October-2012

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    Workshop: Government approaches to supporting local economic and employment development (Riga, Latvia)

    Today many local communities are confronted with the challenge of reducing high and persistent unemployment and defining new sources of economic growth, all in the context of shrinking public resources. The event gathered representatives of ministries responsible for regional development and employment from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia and selected OECD countries to exchange on approaches that work in addressing these challenges.

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