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OAS to Host Forum on 70 Years of the Organization

  November 28, 2018

The Organization of American States (OAS) will host, on Friday, November 30, at 10:00 EST (15:00 GMT) a forum on the 70th anniversary of the Organization, taking place in 2018. The event, which will include presentations by former Secretaries General and academics, will be held at OAS headquarters in Washington DC.

Participants include:

  • Former Secretary General, Senator Jose Miguel Insulza
  • Former Assistant Secretary General and former Acting Secretary General, Ambassador Luigi R. Einaudi
  • Lecturer in International Relations, University of the West Indies, Jamaica, Dr. Lisa Ann Vasciannie
  • Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, American University Washington College of Law, Dr. Claudio Grossman

The event will include a question and answer session, and will be moderated by the Chair of the Permanent Council of the OAS and Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the OAS, Carlos Játiva Naranjo.

The meeting will be broadcast live - with interpretation in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese- on the OAS Website and the OAS Facebook page.

Press Contact: Mónica Reyes (MReyes@oas.org)

WHAT: OAS to Host Forum on 70 Years of the Organization

WHEN: Friday, November 30 at 10:00 EST (15:00 GMT)

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

Reference: AVI-172/18