The Summit of the Americas

Highlights from Peru, Lessons Learned, and the Road Ahead

Featuring Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Nestor Mendez

Join the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) and the Latin America Leadership Program (LALP) in welcoming Ambassador Nestor Mendez, Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS). Ambassador Mendez will share his views on the VIII Summit of the Americas, focusing on the lessons learned from the meeting of the heads of state and government of the Western Hemisphere and the path ahead for the region. In addition to lessons learned from the OAS perspective, Ambassador Mendez will also address major new challenges and opportunities that emerged from the Peru summit.

Kindly note that a light lunch will be provided. If you have any dietary restrictions or require special accommodation, please email A good faith effort will be made to fulfill all requests.

Flyer for April 24 CLAS and OAS Event

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Mortara Building, Mortara Conference Room
3600 N St., N.W., Washington

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Academic Events


Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public


Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Center for Latin American Studies




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Yes (please contact to coordinate)

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Carmen Trigo

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