The Foreign Minister and the OECD Secretary General discuss Latvia’s cooperation with OECD

24.05.2019. 10:23

On 23 May 2019, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, met with the Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurría, to discuss Latvia’s cooperation with the OECD.

During the meeting, views were exchanged on the significant support by the OECD expert opinions and recommendations for Latvian experts in various sectors and policy makers in preparing proposals and taking decisions on improvements to various policies and on reforms. Edgars Rinkēvičs and Angel Gurría also shared opinions on getting the financial sector in order and on the OECD enlargement.

The officials then discussed preparations for the visit of Angel Gurría to Riga on 29 May to present the OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Latvia and the Environmental Performance Review. 

The meeting between Edgars Rinkēvičs and Angel Gurría took place on the margins of the annual Meeting of the Council of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) at Ministerial Level in Paris, France. The main theme of this year’s event was harnessing digital transition for sustainable development.


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