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Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council

  August 28, 2015

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) will hold a special meeting on Monday, August 31, 2015, at 15:00 EDT (19:00 GMT) in Simon Bolivar Hall at the headquarters of the Organization in Washington, DC, to consider the request by the Permanent Mission of Colombia to call a Consultation Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, to consider the issue "The humanitarian situation of Colombian citizens in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in light of the recent deportations, which has been brought about by the way in which those Colombian citizens are being deported from and forced to leave the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.”

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

The meeting will be broadcast live on the OAS Website.

WHAT: Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council

WHEN: Monday, August 31, 2015, 15:00 EDT (19:00 GMT)

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

Reference: AVI-153/15