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Member States Discuss the Role of the OAS in Meeting the Sustainable Development Objectives

  February 22, 2017

The Permanent Council and the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) of the Organization of American States (OAS) will hold a joint meeting on Friday, February 24, 2017, at 10:00 EST (15:00 GMT) in Simon Bolivar Hall to analyze “Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in member States: The role for the Organization of American States.”

The meeting will include presentations by the Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro, the Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs of the United Nations, Thomas Gass, and from Member States on the operationalization of the SDGs in their countries.

Please consult the agenda of the meeting here. Note that changes to the agenda may yet be made before the meetings.

The meeting will be broadcast live on the OAS Website and the OAS Facebook page.

Press Contact: Mónica Reyes (MReyes@oas.org)

WHAT: Joint Meeting of the Permanent Council and the Inter-American Council for Integral Development

WHEN: Friday, February 24, 2017, at 10:00 EST (15:00 GMT)

WHERE: Simon Bolívar Hall
Organization of American States
17th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Reference: AVI-014/17