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REMINDER: Inauguration of Luis Almagro Lemes as Secretary General of the OAS

  May 24, 2015

The Secretary General-elect of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro Lemes, will assume his office on Tuesday, May 26 at 17:00 EDT (21:00 GMT) in a Protocolary Meeting of the Permanent Council of the hemispheric Organization, to be held in the Hall of the Americas at its headquarters in Washington, DC.

Media are cordially invited to take part in the meeting, the reception, and an exchange with Secretary General Almagro.

Press can access the event through the main entrance of the headquarters of the hemispheric Organization (17th and Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC 20006) beginning at 15:00 EDT (19:00 GMT). The workspaces for media will be occupied on a “first-come, first-served” basis. An extra room will be made available in the building for the rest of media attending the meeting.

WHAT: Protocolary Meeting of the Permanent Council for the Inauguration of the Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro Lemes, followed by exchange with media and reception

WHEN: Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at 17:00 EDT (21:00 GMT)

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

Media wishing to cover the meeting are kindly requested to confirm their attendance at [email protected], including their complete name and the media they represent.

Media Contact: Monica Reyes – [email protected] +1 (202)-370-4929

Reference: AVI-096/15