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OAS Permanent Council to Discuss “Public-Private Partnerships in a Changing Global Economy”

  November 18, 2013

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, November 20 at 15:00 EST (20:00 GMT) in the Simón Bolivar Hall at the headquarters of the Organization in Washington, DC., to discuss “The Americas in a Changing Global Economic Scenario: The Value of Public-Private Partnerships.”

The meeting will feature opening remarks from the Assistant Secretary General of the OAS, Albert Ramdin, and the Chair of the Permanent Council and Permanent Representative of Perú to the Organization, Walter Albán.

During the meeting, the Council will hear presentations on the topic from Michael Lee Chin, Chairman of Portland Holdings (Canada/Jamaica); Samuel Urrutia, President of SEMUSA (Panama) and President of CEAL International; Stanley Motta, Chairman of Copa Holdings and President of Motta International (Panama); Carlos Bulgheroni, President of Bridas Corporation (Argentina); Carlos Añaños, Board Member and President for Asia of AJE (Peru); Roberto Zamora, CEO of Lafise, and President of Fundación Zamora Tehran; Ingo Plöger, President of CEAL Brazil and President of IP Desenvolvimento Empresarial e Institucional Ltda. (Brazil); Ross Anderson, Vice President of Scotia Bank (Canada); Jody Bond, Vice President for the Americas of the US Chamber of Commerce; Diego de la Torre, Chairman of La Viga, (Peru) and Chairman of the Global Compact of the United Nations, Peru.

The conclusions of the meeting will be presented by Ambassador Albán at the close of the session.

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 on “The Americas in a Changing Global Economic Scenario: The Value of Public-Private Partnerships.”

WHEN: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 15:00 EST (20:00 GMT)

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

Reference: AVI-277/13