News Brief: Estonia Becomes OECD’s 34th Member

In December, Estonia deposited its instrument of accession to the OECD Convention, thereby becoming a member of the organization.  Estonia was invited by OECD countries to open negotiations for membership in May 2007.  This means that the Estonian Employers’ Confederation (ETTK) is now officially a full BIAC Member Organization.   “ETTK joins the BIAC membership at a crucial time in which the global economy is facing unprecedented challenges,” BIAC said in a statement.  “The need for greater international cooperation is therefore of fundamental importance for a return to sustainable economic growth, and BIAC is delighted to be able to work closely with the Estonian business community in this effort.”

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Kira Yevtukhova manages USCIB’s print and online publications, including the website, e-newsletter and quarterly magazine, and serves as the organization’s digital media strategist. Prior to this role, Kira worked for over five years within USCIB’s Policy Department, focusing on climate change, environment, nutrition, health, and chemicals related policy issues. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and has an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
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