The Pacific Alliance: What Latin America can do on its Own

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2013
  • With:

    His Excellency Felipe Bulnes
    Ambassador of Chile to the United States
    Embassy of Chile

    Her Excellency Muni Figueres
    Ambassador of Costa Rica to the United States
    Embassy of Costa Rica

    His Excellency Harold W. Forsyth
    Ambassador of Peru to the United States
    Embassy of Peru

    His Excellency Carlos Urrutia
    Ambassador of Colombia to the United States
    Embassy of Colombia

    Antonio Ortiz-Mena
    Head of Economic Affairs
    Embassy of Mexico


    Carl Meacham
    CSIS Americas Program

    With the next presidential summit of the Pacific Alliance taking place May 23 in Cali, Colombia, the CSIS Americas Program is pleased to welcome the ambassadors of Chile, Colombia, Peru, and the head of the economic affairs section of the Mexican embassy to preview what the summit's agenda will encompass.  In addition, the speakers will offer views on the importance of the Pacific Alliance in fostering intra-regional trade; the role of the private sector in increasing investment; and how the alliance will serve as an important bridge in building ties with the Asia-Pacific.  Join us for this timely and informative discussion.





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