SPECIAL COMMISSION ON INTER-AMERICAN SUMMITS MANAGEMENT

Date: Friday, February 18, 2000
Time: 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Place:
Hall of the Americas

 

Videos

Presentations

9:30 a.m.
  1. Opening Remarks by the Chair, Ambassador Peter Boehm, Permanent Representative of Canada to the OAS
  1. Democracy and Human Rights:

Democracy

    1. Presentation by Mrs. Elizabeth Spehar, UPD
  1. Presentation by Mr. Matt Dippell, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
  1. Presentation by Mr. Chris Sabatini, National Endowment for Democracy

Human Rights

  1. Presentation by Ambassador Claude Heller, Chair of the Committee of Juridical and Political Affairs (CAJP)
  1. Presentation by Mr. Jorge Taiana, Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (CIDH), (Spanish only)
  1. Presentation by Mr. Javier Mariezcurrena, Inter-American Institute of Human Rights (IIDH)
  1. Presentation by Mr. André Pasquier, International Committee of the Red Cross

 

  1. Presentation by Mr. Ariel Dulitzky, International Human Rights Law Group (Spanish only)
  1. Presentation by Ms. María Claudia Pulido, CEJIL (Spanish only)
  1. Presentation by Mr. Jose Miguel Vivanco, Human Rights Watch
  1. Property Registration:
    1. Introductory remarks by Ambassador Luis Lauredo, Permanent Representative of the United States to the OAS
  1. Presentation by Dr. Jolyne Sanjak, Land Policy Advisor, USAID
  1. Presentation by Mr. Felix Garrid Safie, Executive Director of the Centro Nacional de Registros, El Salvador. (only in Spanish)

2:30 p.m.

  1. Indigenous Populations:
    1. Presentation by Ambassador Claude Heller, Chair of the CAJP (Spanish only)
  1. Presentation of the Assembly of First Nations
  1. Presentation of the Indian Law Resource Center
  1. Presentation by the National Congress of American Indians
  1. Report of the Inter-American Indian Institute (Spanish only)
  1. Migrant Workers:
    1. Introductory remarks by Ambassador Luis Lauredo, Permanent Representative of the United States to the OAS
  1. Presentation by Mr. Jorge Taiana, Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Spanish only)
  1. Presentation by Mr. Peter Bakvis, ORIT/CIOSL (Inter-American Regional Labour Organization of Workers from the International Federation of Labour unions) (only in Spanish)
  1. Strengthening Financial Markets:
    1. Presentation by Mr. Jose Manuel Salazar, Director, Trade Unit of the OAS (Spanish only)
  1. Presentation by Pietro Masci, International Development Bank (IDB)

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