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OAS and the Government of the State of Hidalgo sign Cooperation Agreement

  May 30, 2012

OAS and the Government of the State of Hidalgo sign Cooperation Agreement
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The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Jose Miguel Insulza, and the Government of the Mexican State of Hidalgo, today signed a Cooperation Agreement whose objective is to establish bases for cooperation in the design and development of courses of action, programs, and projects aimed at the strengthening of public policies related to integral development.

“This agreement offers valuable opportunities for collaboration in initiatives such as economic development and competitiveness, social development, education, childhood and migration, among others,” said the Secretary General, also highlighting the progress already achieved in identifying concrete options for collaboration on specific issues covered by the agreement in which “both actors do their part to carry out programs of common interest, which is why a project like this one is so important for us, because of the exchange of experiences and complementarities of efforts to advance toward higher levels of prosperity."

The Governor of the State of Hidalgo, José Francisco Olvera Ruiz, thanked the OAS for its role in the agreement and emphasized that sharing “the knowledge of experience of the Organization of American States is fundamental for us.” The Governor added that his state hopes to not only to receive support of the hemispheric organization, but also to offers its “experience, knowledge, and quality.”

Also present at the signing ceremony were the Ambassador of Mexico to the OAS, Joel Antonio Hernández García; the President of the Permanent Council and Representative of Honduras, Ambassador Leónidas Rosa; several Mexican entrepreneurs and other OAS high level officials.

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Reference: FNE-9168