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Candidates for Secretary General and Assistant Secretary General of the OAS to Dialogue with Civil Society

  February 26, 2020

The candidates for Secretary General of the Organization of American States: Luis Almagro, Hugo de Zela and María Fernanda Espinosa (according to the order established at the meeting of the Permanent Council on February 6) and for Assistant Secretary General, Nestor Mendez, will present their proposals and initiatives to lead the hemispheric Organization during the 2020-2025 period to representatives of civil society accredited to the OAS, on Thursday, March 5 at 09:30 EST (14:30 GMT) and 15:00 EST (20:00) -respectively- at the Hall of the Americas at OAS headquarters in Washington D.C.

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

Representatives of the media who wish to cover the meeting are asked to send their name and that of the media they represent to OASpress@oas.org. Credentials will be given the same day of the meeting, upon presentation of personal and media identification.

Press Contact: Monica Reyes (mereyes@oas.org).

WHAT: Candidates for Secretary General and Assistant Secretary General of the OAS to Dialogue with Civil Society

WHEN: Thursday, March 5, at 09:30 EST(14:30 GMT)

WHERE: Hall of the Americas,
Organization of American States, 
17th Street & Constitution Avenue NW.
Washington, DC 20006.

Reference: AVI-030/20