Virtual Forums

With the aim of contributing and enriching the conversation, the OAS will organize virtual forums, in the form of round tables and webinars, with the participation of international experts on all the topics that the Portal proposes to carry out brainstorming around them. and inclusive discussions. On this page you will find the calendar of upcoming events and the videos of the events already held.

I Virtual Dialogue between the Presidents of the Legislative Powers in Latin America

  • 6/8/2020 10:30 AM
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Event date: 6/8/2020 10:30 AM Export event

Persons in charge of the presentations:

Luis Almagro, OAS Secretary General 
Cesar Litardo,
President of National Assembly of Ecuador
Blas Llano, President of Senate of Paraguay
Presidents of Legislative Powers of Latin-American

This first virtual reunion will focus on three thematic concepts connected with the Covid-19 pandemic: Democracy, Development, and Political Communication. The participants of the I Virtual Dialogue are attentive to hear each president of the legislative power speak on behalf of his or her country to share “the efforts made from their respective legislative institutions that have faced the technical challenges to maintain an active administration, in as much as tackle the challenges that hinder the strengthening and the capacity to legislate, represent and maintain political control during the Covid-19 pandemic.”

After each President has been allocated appropriate time to speak, two special panels will proceed to address: (1) The agenda of cooperation for a post-pandemic development;  and (2) Political communication in times of pandemic.