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 Volume V, Number 7- Special Issue 2005 / Volumen V Número 7 - Número Especial de 2005

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»Albert Ramdin, a Surinamese diplomat, to be  installed as OAS Assistant Secretary General on Tuesday, July 19
Ambassador Ramdin was elected to the post by the hemisphere’s foreign ministers gathered for the OAS General Assembly, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, this past June 7. Ramdin succeeds the American diplomat Luigi Einaudi who concluded his five-year term earlier this week.

Follow Live Transmission of the Installation Starting at 3:00PM (EST Washington, DC Time) on Tuesday, July 19


»Embajador Albert Ramdin asume como Secretario General Adjunto de la OEA el martes 19 de julio

Ramdin, quien reemplaza al diplomático estadounidense Luigi Einaudi, fue elegido para ocupar esa posición por los cancilleres del hemisferio en la Asamblea General de la OEA realizada en Fort Lauderdale, Florida, el pasado 7 de junio.

Vea la Transmisión en Vivo de la Toma de Posesión a las 3:00PM (EST hora de Washington, DC) del martes, 19 de julio

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»Speech by Ambassador Albert R. Ramdin upon his Election to the Post of Assistant Secretary General
June 7, 2005, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The OAS, as the premier forum in the Western Hemisphere for political dialogue and cooperation, now needs to underline its relevance by developing a forward-looking agenda that responds to changing political, social, economic and security realities in the various sub-regions of the Americas and the world.

We need an inclusive approach that will create the necessary support through stronger partnerships. I believe the OAS has many instruments to engage in this process of peace building, the foremost being the Inter-American Democratic Charter. (more)

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