Colombia Becomes 37th Member of OECD
Updated: Apr 30
Joins International Organization Promoting Policies to Improve the Economic and Social Well-being of People Worldwide
Washington, DC — Colombian President Iván Duque announced that Colombia has become the 37th member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), after having ratified the OECD Convention and deposited its instrument of accession with the French Government, the OECD Convention depository.
The announcement was made during a videoconference yesterday titled “Repowering of the Economy, OECD perspectives to face the health situation caused by COVID-19,” which was led by the Vice President of the Republic, Martha Lucía Ramírez, and which included the participation of the Chancellor Claudia Blum, the ministers of Environment and Culture, the OECD Secretary General Ángel Gurría, the OECD Chief of Staff Gabriela Ramos, several experts from the Organization, the director of the DNP, and more than 100 participants from different organizations and unions.