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COA’s Washington Conference on the Americas virtual series brings together presidents, cabinet-level officials, and senior leaders from the public and private sectors.

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Washington Conference on the Americas

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2021 Washington Conference on the Americas 

On December 7, Council of the Americas presented the Chairman’s Award for Leadership in the Americas to U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, followed by keynote remarks from the President of Guatemala Alejandro Giammattei, at a private luncheon at the Mexican Cultural Institute. You can watch videos of the day’s presentations below. As our partner for this endeavor remains the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, the level and quality of speakers that attendees have come to expect remain the same as they have for each previous Washington Conference on the Americas over the past half-century.

Earlier this year in May, Council of the Americas hosted the 51st Washington Conference on the Americas, our second virtually, entitled, “Democratic, Prosperous, Secure: Restoring a Partnership for Sustainable Growth.” This was our second virtual Washington Conference on the Americas, garnering more than 710,000 live views from across the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, an audience built on the 2020 virtual conference, which attracted over 420,000 live views. With the hemisphere facing ongoing challenges, it is now more important than ever to have the opportunity to hear from senior leaders on the critical issues facing our shared region and ways to promote broad-based economic, democratic, and social recovery. You can watch videos of all the 2021 Washington Conference on the Americas keynote addresses, interviews with senior leaders, and panel discussions.

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