Friday May 27, 2017 at 3 PM (EST)
Ambassador Luis Alfonso de Alba Góngora
Mexico’s Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS)
About Ambassador Luis Alfonso de Alba Góngora
Ambassador Luis Alfonso de Alba Góngora is a career diplomat. He began in the Mexican Foreign Service in 1983 and in 2001 ascended to the rank of Ambassador. He has been Mexico’s Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States since May, 2016. De Alba Góngora has held various diplomatic positions in countries such as Austria, Slovenia, Slovakia and Switzerland. Within Mexico’s Secretariat of Foreign Affairs he has occupied diverse posts, among them Special Representative for Climate Change and Adviser to the Secretary of Foreign Affairs.
About this Roundtable
Topic: In this edition of the GFDD Global Roundtables, Angie Martinez, diplomat and contributor to that organization, interviews Ambassador Luis Alfonso de Alba Góngora, Mexico’s permanent representative to the Organization of American States (OAS), at the GFDD offices in Washington, DC. Among many other topics, the two speak about the Sustainable Development Goals and to what extent the OAS has promoted the development of the 2030 Agenda; about climate change and the transition toward a more green economy; about the next OAS General Assembly that will take place in Cancun, Mexico in June and regarding the ministerial meeting on May 31 which will address the crisis in Venezuela.
Location: GFDD, 1629 K St. NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20006
Time: 3:00 PM (EST)
Date: Friday May 27, 2017
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