The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) is pleased to invite young people, youth development organizations and the international community to the Official Announcement of the IV Young Americas Forum (YAF): “For the Participation of Young People in the Process of the VII Summit of the Americas, to take place on Monday, October 27, 2014, 6:00 pm (EST) at the OAS Main Building (17th St. and Constitution Av. NW, Washington, D.C.). The Announcement will be followed by a Reception. To RSVP, click here.
The YAF is organized by YABT in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama and the Summits of the Americas Secretariat. Since the IV Summit of the Americas in Mar del Plata, Argentina in 2005, the Forum has accompanied the Summits process consolidating a solid platform for young people to participate as Social Actor in the Summits Process.
Ambassador Alfonso Quiñónez, Executive Secretary, Secretariat for the Summits of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS)*
Luis A. Viguria, CEO, Young Americas Business Trust (YABT)
SPECIAL REMARKS – HOST COUNTRY OF THE VII SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS
H.E. Luis Miguel Hincapié, Vice Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama*
PRESENTATION OF THE IV YOUTH FORUM OF THE AMERICAS
Valerie Lorena, Executive Director and General Coordinator of the Youth Forum of the Americas
Sherry Tross, Executive Secretary for Integral Development, Organization of American States (OAS)*
The General Secretariat of the OAS and the YABT invite attendees to join us for a reception in the occasion of the visit of the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama, His Excellency Luis Miguel Hincapié and distinguished delegation.