The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, today received the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Business of Grenada, Nickolas Steele, with whom he discussed issues related to the development of the Caribbean country and the political agenda of the hemispheric organization.
Secretary General Insulza and Foreign Minister Steele analyzed OAS programs related to integral development, multidimensional security and pubic administration that are of interest to Grenada and the CARICOM (Caribbean Community) region in general. The OAS leader described to the chief Grenadian diplomat the status of the report on the drug problem that the hemispheric organization is conducting under his leadership. The report is being compiled in accordance with the mandate that the heads of state and government of the hemisphere gave to the OAS during the Sixth Summit of the Americas in 2012.
The OAS Secretary General and the Foreign Minister of Grenada also discussed preparations for the General Assembly of the organization to be held in Guatemala from June 4 to 6; and for the Extraordinary General Assembly to be held tomorrow, Friday March 22 at the organization’s headquarters in Washington, DC, that will conclude the debate on strengthening the Inter-American System of Human Rights.
The meeting was attended by the Permanent Representative of Grenada to the OAS, Gillian Bristol; the Chief of Staff of the Secretary General of the OAS, Hugo de Zela; the OAS Executive Secretary for Integral Development, Sherry Tross; the OAS Secretary for Multidimensional Security, Adam Blackwell; and the OAS Director of the Department for Effective Public Management, Maria Fernanda Trigo.
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