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Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

(OECD), international organization that came into being in 1961. It superseded the Organization for European Economic Cooperation, which had been founded in 1948 to coordinate the Marshall PlanMarshall Plan
or European Recovery Program,
project instituted at the Paris Economic Conference (July, 1947) to foster economic recovery in certain European countries after World War II. The Marshall Plan took form when U.S. Secretary of State George C.
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 for European economic recovery following World War II. The organization has 34 full members: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United States. Member countries are pledged to work together to promote their economies, to extend aid to underdeveloped nations, and to contribute to the expansion of world trade. Agencies operating under the OECD include the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation, the Development Centre, and the European Nuclear Energy Agency. The headquarters are in Paris.
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The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development that Vargas was referring to is an intergovernmental economic organization made up of 36 countries
Minister Klara Dostalova will also speak at the accompanying OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) panel discussion on "Governance for Sustainable Development Goals" and will also face several bilateral meetings.
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) Tuesday (June 19) signed a renewal of their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) until June 2023, agreeing to continue to work together to improve tax systems in Africa.
Paris, Safar 15, 1439, November 04, 2017, SPA -- Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States and the Education Sector of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) agreed on the joint work program for 2018-2019.
The Mission of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and the World Bank will conduct review of the entire education system of the country from April 15 to 28, reported the Parliament's press service.
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is a forum where 50 democratic governments address the economic, social, and environmental challenges of globalization.
The country holds the ninth-highest rating of household waste, sharing the ranking with Australia, and is 11th-highest in energy consumption among the 20 Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries.
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