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New OAS Executive Secretary for Integral Development confirmed by Development Body

  September 21, 2015

The Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) of the Organization of American States (OAS) today confirmed Ambassador Neil Parsan as the Executive Secretary for Integral Development of the Organization.

“It will be an honor for me to serve the OAS and all its member countries,” said Executive Secretary Parsan, who was appointed by Secretary General Luis Almagro. “I feel not only honored to be part of the team of contributors of Secretary General Almagro, but also privileged to have the opportunity to lead the select group of dedicated and committed professionals that accompany me.”

“The OAS has much to contribute to the development of the Americas,” added Ambassador Parsan, “and the door is open to focus its work, maximize its resources and intensify its efforts.”

A former Ambassador of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States of America and to the OAS (2011-2015), Executive Secretary Parsan has a long and rich experience in the development field and is well versed in the workings of the Organization and the hemisphere.

Reference: E-297/15