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Accession of Bulgaria to the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), 19 January 2021 Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, delivered remarks to celebrate the accession of Bulgaria to the NEA, on 19 January 2021.
Bulgaria was among the first non-OECD Members to accede to the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions in 1999. In 2016, Bulgaria accepted the OECD invitation to participate in the G20/OECD Project on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting of the Committee on Fiscal Affairs as an Associate.
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Bulgaria strengthens its co-operation with the OECD via an Action Plan As part of Bulgaria’s efforts to deepen and structure its co-operation with the OECD and contribute to the country’s public policy and reform agenda, Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has presented an Action Plan to OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.
Corruption: Bulgaria should boost efforts to fight bribery in international business deals Bulgaria should do more to prevent, report, detect and prosecute foreign bribery cases, according to a new report by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.
Jan 04, 2021 · Bulgaria Member countries On 1 January 2021, Bulgaria became the newest member of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and its Data Bank. “Bulgaria’s membership will enrich the NEA’s work in areas such as nuclear safety and regulation, decommissioning and radioactive waste management,” said OECD Secretary‑General Angel Gurría.
Generally, OECD members are high-income economies with a very high Human Development Index (HDI) and are regarded as developed countries. As of 2017, the OECD member countries collectively comprised 62.2% of global nominal GDP (US$49.6 trillion) and 42.8% of global GDP (Int$54.2 trillion) at purchasing power parity.
Jan 06, 2021 · January 6, 2021. As of 1 January 2021, Bulgaria became the newest member of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA). “Bulgaria’s membership will enrich the NEA’s work in areas such as nuclear safety and regulation, decommissioning and radioactive waste management,” said OECD Secretary‑General Angel Gurría. “The accession of Bulgaria to the Agency also underlines the developing co-operation between Bulgaria and the OECD.”.