of American States
OAS SECRETARY GENERAL TO VISIT HAITI
General of the Organization of American States (OAS), CÚsar Gaviria, announced today he
will be traveling to Haiti on Sunday June 24, 2001 to accompany efforts to establish a
credible, independent and neutral Provisional Electoral Council.
Gavirias visit is in keeping with OAS General Assembly resolution, Support for
Democracy in Haiti, approved at the 31st Regular Session of the General
Assembly in San Jose, Costa Rica on June 5.
General will be accompanied by the Assistant Secretaries General of the OAS and of the
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as well as by Ambassador Sergio Romero of Mexico, the newly
appointed Special Representative of the Secretary General in Haiti.