Foreign Ministers and delegations begin preparatory meeting for the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit

SANTO DOMINGO, March 24 – The 28th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government officially began this Friday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, bringing together the 22 countries of Ibero-America, a region of about 684 million people. People.

We are officially launching the III Meeting of Foreign Ministers within the framework of the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government, the organizers of the large-scale multinational event said in a statement on the social network Twitter.

Since last Wednesday, delegations from different countries have started debates and negotiations in the Caribbean island, the issues to be decided during the summit, which will be held at the highest level between today and tomorrow Saturday, focus on strengthening relations between America and Europe., and address regional problems in such aspects such as innovation, education and social integration.

One of the key points discussed at the 5th Extraordinary Midweek Meeting of National Coordinators and Cooperation Managers was the Declaration of Santo Domingo, a document that will bring together the main issues of interest to Ibero-America, including regional security, food supply, digital transformation and other aspects of counseling, writes Russia Today.

22 representatives of Andorra, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru took part in these working meetings. discussed., Portugal, Uruguay and Venezuela.

In addition, the Secretary General of the Ibero-American States, Andrés Allamand, his deputy, Marcos Pinta Gama, and the host country delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Multilateral Foreign Policy and National Coordinator of the Dominican Republic, Rubén Silier; together with Deputy Minister of International Cooperation and Head of Cooperation Department Olaya Dotel.

In addition, a number of events were held in conjunction with the launch of the Third La Rábida Observatory Report on Food Systems and Climate Change in Latin America. Similarly, the South-South and Triangle report was presented at the Iberomaérica 2022 conference; the XVI Ibero-American business meeting took place; and the presentation of the 2022 Latin American Economic Outlook: Towards a Green and Fair Transition.

>The inauguration will take place tonight at the historic fortress of Santo Domingo, located in the colonial zone of this city, and immediately after that, the President of the Dominican Republic, Luis Abinader, will host a dinner for heads of state, delegations and guests. The main meetings of the conclave will take place tomorrow at the Conference Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where the heads of state and government will speak, after which the documents of the summit, including the Declaration of Santo Domingo, will be approved.

This Friday, the activities planned before the great event will continue and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Ibero-American Conference will meet at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

This Friday morning, high-ranking officials from different countries continued to arrive in the capital of the Dominican Republic to participate in the working sessions of the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit. Telesur announces the arrival in Santo Domingo of Portuguese Presidents Marcelo Rebelo de Souza, Honduras Xiomar Castro Sarmiento and Uruguay Luis Lacalle Pou, as well as King Felipe VI of Spain.

At the end of this meeting, the Ibero-American Quality Award will be presented, and the chairmanship of the Ibero-American Business Council will be transferred to Ecuador. At a meeting this Thursday, Ibero-American Secretary General Andrés Allamand of Chile urged Ibero-American businessmen to invest in the region and to do so without any form of corruption.

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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