World Affairs Council of Greater Miami is honored and privileged to host a delegation of former Presidents from Latin America for a cocktail reception and private dinner with our Board of Directors, leadership team, and prominent guests. This event fosters open dialogue on partnerships and cooperation between the United States and Latin America on issues of civic engagement, economic development and security.
The Presidential delegation is led by Mision Presidencial Latinoamericana in partnership with Global Peace Foundation, Esquipulas Foundation for the Integration of Central America, and includes the following Honored Guests:
- H.E. Alvaro Colom Caballeros, Former President, Republica de Guatemala
- H.E. Dr. Marco Vinicio Cerezo, Former President, Republica de Guatemala
- H.E. Dr. Luis Alberto Lacalle de Herrera, Former President, Republica Oriental del Uruguay
- H.E. Dr. Carlos Diego Mesa Gisbert, Former President, Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia
- Dr. Michael J. Lenaghan, Mardee Jenrette Endowed Teaching Chair, Miami Dade College
Invited guests include diplomats from Latin America and Europe, leading scholars and heads of Miami area universities, and business leaders from South Florida and Washington DC.
By Invitation Only
Contact: Velma Anne Ruth, M.Ed., Board Member, email@example.com
With Appreciation To:
About the Organizations
World Affairs Council of Greater Miami provides educational and collaborative resources on global issues through prominent speaking events, networking events, and extended opportunities. The Council brings together government leaders, diplomats, academia, business leaders, and the media through these platforms. The Council was founded to operate in partnership with Miami-area organizations, and in collaboration with fellow World Affairs Council chapters in the U.S. and abroad, with a dedicated focus on Miami as an international center and bridge to Latin America. https://worldaffairsmiami.wordpress.com (interim website)
Latin-American Presidential Mission is an association of 20 former heads of state committed to greater regional integration, effective and transparent governance, and sustainable and equitable development. It was launched at the Global Peace Convention in Atlanta, USA in November 2012. The Mission was founded by the Global Peace Foundation in collaboration with the Paraguay Institute for Development of Thought, the Esquipulas Foundation of Guatemala and the Leadership Conference of Uruguay (LCU). http://misionpresidencial.com
Global Peace Foundation (GPF) is a leading international non-profit organization that promotes a values-based approach to building sustainable peace and development at the community, national, and regional levels. Each year, GPF reaches more than 235,000 people through our projects and programs in 24 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas, thanks to our strong field network. GPF convenes and implements development projects and conferences on grassroots peacebuilding, education, entrepreneurship, and youth leadership development. www.globalpeace.org