Media Advisory: Insights@Meridian Featuring H.E. Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States

Washington, D.C. – Amidst dynamic changes in the Americas, the 54th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) is set to convene in Asunción, Paraguay, from June 26-28, 2024, under the theme of "Integration and Security for the Sustainable Development of the Region." This gathering assumes critical importance as the region navigates through various challenges, including escalating issues in Haiti, ESG challenges in the critical mineral mining sector, and a series of 11 national elections throughout the western hemisphere this year.

Against this backdrop of evolving regional dynamics and transformative opportunities, Meridian is honored to host His Excellency Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the OAS, for an insightful preview of the forthcoming General Assembly on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

Join us for an exclusive preview and discussion as Secretary General Almagro unveils his vision for the final year of his term, offering invaluable insights into strategic initiatives aimed at strengthening democracy, defending human rights, enhancing multidimensional security, and advancing integral development across the Americas. From bolstering democratic governance and safeguarding human rights to confronting transnational challenges and fortifying economic resilience, this event promises an illuminating exploration of the key priorities and agenda items that will shape regional discourse and drive hemispheric cooperation and solidarity.

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET (Networking breakfast from 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM)
Location: Meridian House, 1630 Crescent Place NW, Washington DC, 20009

RSVP: Email

The Insights@Meridian initiative connects ambassadors based in Washington with key visionaries advancing U.S. policy. This series provides a unique platform to expand international engagement and an opportunity for a global audience to hear about the top priorities of U.S. leadership.

Please note that this event is hybrid and can be attended in-person or virtually. A virtual link will be provided to those who RSVP.

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