It is very "heartening to see young people participating in this kind of exercise which seeks to develop important political negotiation skills," she said.
The Secretary General said the donation confirms the commitment of the country "to further strengthening cooperation for the benefit of the citizens of the Americas."
He expressed his "deep sorrow" and called Márquez a "primordial figure of the most prolific and brilliant generation of authors our continent has seen."
The two discussed the next OAS General Assembly, whose theme is "Development with social inclusion," which will take place from June 3 to 5 in Asuncion, Paraguay.
The Commission met with representatives of Unit for Combating Corruption; the General Inspectorate of Finance and the other national bodies.
The Secretary General said that the role of the Organization will be to "enable countries to share their experiences and to transfer their knowledge."
The Secretary General said focus should be on hemispheric issues, relevant topics, and areas in which the Organization can make a difference.
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