Summit of the Americas gathers Heads of State to strengthen political and economic ties

Summit of the Americas gathers Heads of State to strengthen political and economic ties

Chamber Articles Category: Political News Post Date: 04/16/18 Source: BrazilGovNews By: BrazilGovNews
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Between this Friday (13) and tomorrow (14), American Heads of State and Heads of Government will meet at the 8th Summit of the Americas to agree on development targets and share experiences. The meeting, coordinated by the Organization of American States, first took place in 1994. This year’s edition will discuss topics of common interest and produce commitments on social, economic and political development issues.

The summit aims to produce a document with commitments undersigned by each leader towards increasing hemispheric cooperation in preventing and fighting corruption, an area considered vital for the achievement of development targets. This year’s theme, set by the Peruvian hosts, is “Democratic Governability Against Corruption”. Read Full Article