"At our last MCM, our Ministers agreed to work closely with Lithuania to review the situation in 2015 with a view to taking a decision regarding accession of her country to the OECD. President Grybauskaitè is here today to transmit her personal commitment to strengthening Lithuania’s relationship with the Organisation to arrive to the 2015 benchmark in good shape.", said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.
The President of Lithuania, Mrs. Dalia Grybauskaitė, visited the OECD on 12 November and delivered a special address to the members of the Council underlining her country’s commitment to strengthening its relationship with the OECD.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will travel to Vilnius to meet with the President, Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Republic of Lithuania.
The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes has released peer review reports assessing the tax systems of 13 jurisdictions for information exchange.
Following the delivery of the Strategy in May 2011, green growth will be mainstreamed in OECD analytical work to enrich guidance on a number of country, sector and issue-specific areas. This will involve integrating green growth considerations in Economic Surveys, Environmental Performance Reviews and Innovation Reviews.
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.
The seminar was targeted at national, regional and local practitioners who dealt with anticipating and managing demographic changes in Russia and Eastern European countries and wanted to interchange experiences and approaches with other experts from OECD countries.
This seminar was part of a three-year programme of cooperation between the European Commission and the OECD LEED Programme to monitor and report on entrepreneurial activity in Europe and related public policies and actions.
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Working paper "Anti-corruption Specialisation in Selected European Countries" [ENGLISH]
The Global Forum welcomes Lithuania as new member