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OAS Permanent Council to Host Vice President and Minister of Foreign Relations of Costa Rica to Discuss Women’s Struggles, Achievements, and Challenges

  September 13, 2018

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, September 17 at 10:30 EDT (14:30 GMT) to discuss “women’s struggles, achievements, and challenges in the Hemisphere”. The session will take place in the Hall of the Americas at the OAS headquarters in Washington DC.

The session will feature presentations by:

The Vice President and Minister of Foreign Relations and Worship of Costa Rica, Epsy Campbell Barr
The Minister of Women and Minorities of Peru, H.E., and President, Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM), Ana María Mendieta

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

The meeting will be broadcast live - with interpretation in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese- on the OAS Website and the OAS Facebook page

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

WHAT: OAS Permanent Council to Discuss Women’s Struggles, Achievements, and Challenges

WHEN: Monday, September 17 at 10:30 EDT (14:30 GMT)

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

Reference: AVI-116/18