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Israel and the OECD

Note: This page contains only OECD related publications, reports and announcements written by the Ministry of Finance, over the years, until Israel's accession to the OECD in 2010: Israel was invited as a full member on May 10th, the government has approved the proposal on August 22nd. Israel officially joined in September 10th. For OECD announcements, reports, statements and events regarding Israel, see: Israel page at the OECD website.

OECD Observer Special Focus on Israel

OECD Observer Special Focus on IsraelQ2 2011
OECD Observer for the 2nd quarter of 2011 contains an interview with Israel's Minister of Finance, Dr. Yuval Steinitz, on Israel's economic strategy, and articles on Israel's economic profile, banking sector, innovation and start-ups, tax notes for investors, immigration and employment, and tourism. The full issue of OECD Observer Q2 2011 can be found here.

‘Israel in the OECD’ Seminar

‘Israel in the OECD’ SeminarNovember 2010
In light of Israel's recent acceptance to the OECD, a two day introduction seminar was held by representatives from the organization on how to maximize the benefits of Israel's membership.

Press Release: The Cabinet Approved Israel's Membership in the OECD

Press Release: The Cabinet Approved IsraelAugust 2010
The government has approved the proposal by the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding the State of Israel’s membership in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development – the OECD.

Israel Joined the OECD

Israel Joined the OECDAugust 2010
Israel was invited as a full member in the OECD on May 10th, 2010, and officially joined in September 10th, 2010.

OECD Accession: Article in Q2 2010 Economic Highlights

OECD Accession: Article in Q2 2010 Economic HighlightsJuly 2010
An article from 2nd quarter of 2010 Economic Highlights newsletter, containing a comprehensive summary of accession related events, accession's implications, links and videos.

Press Release: Ministry of Finance Accession Announcement

Press Release: Ministry of Finance Accession AnnouncementMay 2010
May 10, 2010, OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, announced that the Organization's Governing Council, representing member economies, chose Israel as a full member in the OECD. The decision was made unanimously by all 31 members.

Press Release: Announcement on OECD Secretary-General Visit to Israel in January 2010

Press Release: Announcement on OECD Secretary-General Visit to Israel in January 2010November 2009
Minister of Finance, Dr. Yuval Steinitz, announces the scheduled visit to Israel of the OECD Secretary-General in January 2010 prior to the completion of the accession process. The Socio-Economic Cabinet, headed by Minister Steinitz, discussed the process of Israel's accession to the OECD.

Israeli Participation in OECD activities 2008

Israeli Participation in OECD activities 2008May 2009
This report constitutes a reminder of the professional work carried out by government ministries and agencies, and by parties in the private sector thus providing an opportunity to thank all those who have diligently pursued this endeavor despite the hardships encountered.

Initial Memorandum

Initial MemorandumJuly 2008
Position of Israel regarding: agriculture, anti-Corruption, capital movements, competition and law policy, consumer policy, corporate governance, current invisible operations, development assistance, education, employment, labor and social affairs, environment, financial markets, fiscal Affairs, information, computer and communications policy, insurance, international investment and multinational enterprises, nuclear energy, public management, scientific, industrial and technological policy, shipbuilding and maritime transport, tourism and trade.

Israeli Participation in OECD activities 2007

Israeli Participation in OECD activities 2007July 2008
The attached report constitutes a reminder of the professional work carried out by government ministries and agencies and by parties in the private sector; it thus provides an opportunity to thank all those who have diligently pursued this endeavor despite the hardships encountered.

Israel Ready for the OECD

Israel Ready for the OECDApril 2007
The 2007 edition of "Israel: Ready for the OECD" expresses Israel's ability and political willingness to adopt the principles, philosophy and values of the OECD, and to assume the responsibilities of OECD membership. "Israel: Ready for the OECD" evaluates Israel's compliance with the OECD's high standards for multilateral cooperation.

Israeli Participation in OECD activities 2005-2006

Israeli Participation in OECD activities 2005-2006April 2007
The attached report constitutes a reminder of the professional work carried out by government ministries and agencies and by parties in the private sector; it thus provides an opportunity to thank all those who have diligently pursued this endeavor despite the hardships encountered.

Israel Ready for the OECD

Israel Ready for the OECDMarch 2006
"Israel: Ready for the OECD" aims at evaluating Israel's compliance with OECD's high standards for multilateral cooperation. The report details Israel's progress in meeting the international objectives and best practices pursued by OECD members, reflecting Israel's commitment to the common vision of the OECD. Moreover, it illustrates Israel's contribution to addressing the challenges of globalization as well as contributing to the diversity of the Organization.

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