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Election of Secretary General and Assistant Secretary General of the OAS

  March 6, 2020

The Organization of American States (OAS) will hold a special General Assembly on Friday, March 20 at 11:00 EDT (15:00 GMT) in the Hall of the Americas at OAS headquarters in Washington, D.C., to elect the Secretary General and the Assistant Secretary General of the hemispheric Organization for the 2020-2025 period.

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: Mónica Reyes (MReyes@oas.org).

WHAT: Election of Secretary General and Assistant Secretary General of the OAS

WHEN: Friday, March 20, at 11:00 EDT (15:00 GMT)

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

Reference: AVI-036/20