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OAS Secretary General to Participate in Hemispheric Ministerial Meeting on Social Development in Asunción

  July 11, 2016

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, will take part in the Third Meeting of Minister and High Authorities of Social Development, which will take place on July 13 and 14 in Asunción, Paraguay.

The central theme of the event is “Overcoming inequalities for more inclusive societies.”

Almagro will open the event together with the President of Paraguay, Horacio Cartes, and the Minister of Social Action, Héctor Cárdenas. Almagro will also meet with the main authorities in the Paraguayan government.

In the framework of the meeting, the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) of the OAS and UN-Women will hold an event on “gender equality, social inclusion and care: in search of a balance,” on Thursday, July 14.

The complete agenda of the meeting is available here.

Press Contact: Sergio Jellinek (

WHAT: Third Meeting of Minister and High Authorities of Social Development

WHEN: Wednesday, July 13 9:00 local time (13:00 GMT)

WHERE: Hotel Granados Park, Lobby. 5 de Agosto, Estrella, Asunción 9999, Paraguay

Reference: AVI-106/16