GFDD: “Prosperity with Equity is Possible if We All Take a Step Ahead”February 6, 2015
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development, among selected group of civil society organizations at the Consultation with Social Actors on the upcoming VII Summit of the Americas of the OAS
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) actively participated at the National Consultation with Civil Society and Social Actors on the upcoming VII Summit of the Americas, hosted by the Organization of American
States (OAS). The event took place on February 6 in Washington, DC.
GFDD presented an institutional statement on the Mandates for Action that Heads of State and Government of the Americas will discuss in Panamá on April. The objective of the meeting was to facilitate the effective participation of representatives of civil society and social actors of the United States at the VII Summit of the Americas process.
"Prosperity with equity is achievable if we all contribute to more concrete answers and sustainable solutions; if we understand that we all have a role and if we, as civil society and social actors, take a step ahead and become more active members in the decision-making processes of our present and future," was part of GFDD’s statement on the theme
of the VII Summit: “Prosperity with Equity: The Challenge of Collaboration in the Americas”.
GFDD is a civil society organization affiliated with the Organization of American States (OAS) and an active supporter of the organization’s objectives, as well as the Inter-American System and the Summit of the Americas program. As members of this civil society organization, GFDD is always part of the annual OAS General Assembly
and the Summit of the Americas process. During the year GFDD and the OAS also work together on specific programs on democracy, regional integration, trade, environment, education, culture and drug abuse prevention, as well as internships and professional training opportunities.
For more information on the Summit of the Americas, visit www.summit-americas.org
GFDD’s complete statement at the VII Summit of the Americas’ Consultation with civil society, click here.