Russian Federation

Statement by the OECD regarding the status of the accession process with Russia & co-operation with Ukraine


13/03/2014 - Further to a meeting of its governing Council on 12 March 2014, the OECD has postponed activities related to the accession process of the Russian Federation to the OECD for the time being.

At the request of the Members of the Organisation, the Secretary General has informed the Russian Federation accordingly.

OECD Member countries also agreed that the OECD should respond positively to Ukraine's request to further strengthen existing OECD-Ukraine co-operation to take advantage of the OECD's expertise to address the public policy challenges it faces.



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