GFDD and FUNGLODE Sign MOU to Promote OAS Lecture Series on the Americas

February 25, 2005

Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundacion Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the OAS office in Santo Domingo to support and promote the OAS’ Lecture Series of the Americas . The Lecture Series is a newly-created monthly hemispheric conference stemmed from a Summit of the Americas mandate and established by the Organization’s Permanent Council as part of activities
"designed to provide the peoples of the Americas with the best options for solving the problems that beset them."

The MOU was signed by Dr. Bertha Santoscoy, representative of the OAS in the Dominican Republic and Frederic Emam-Zadé, Director of FUNGLODE.

As part of this agreement, FUNGLODE will promote the Lecture Series by transmitting via videoconference each monthly panel of discussions
and by promoting and disseminating relevant information about the conferences before and after the events. FUNGLODE will also compose a panel of Dominican experts to discuss and analyze each conference.