Several NGOs ask to reject Brazil from OECD due to Bolsonaro’s policies

The OECD brings together 37 of the world's most powerful countries, committed to meeting certain criteria in public policies to promote economic and social welfare.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than 60 NGOs asked the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to consider Brazil's accession to that body since the environmental and human rights policies promoted by the government of Jair Bolsonaro are incompatible with the objectives of the multilateral body.

In a letter sent on Wednesday to the Australian Mathias Cormann, appointed as the new secretary of the OECD, the Brazilian and international organizations pointed out that, if the vote of confidence is given to the South American country, it would be sending "a harsh message to those who are currently . . .

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