Starting tomorrow, the foreign ministers of the member countries of the bloc and heads of participating delegations will begin to arrive in this capital, who will be received that same evening at a meeting at the Kirchner Cultural Center, headed by President Alberto Fernández and Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero.
On Friday, the plenary meeting will be held at the San Martín Palace and, at the same time, high-level bilateral meetings will be held among the participating nations.
As expressed in successive international forums by President Fernández, Argentina considers the strengthening of regional integration through political agreement, with a solidary and cooperative approach, as a strategic priority, the Foreign Ministry said in a note.
Likewise, this southern nation highlighted that hosting this new Celac meeting is an example of its commitment to strengthen ties between the countries of the region and promote bridges of dialogue and inclusion.
Founded in 2010, Celac -comprised of 33 Latin American and Caribbean countries- is an intergovernmental mechanism for dialogue and political coordination.
The initiative emerged with the commitment to advance in the region’s gradual integration process,carring out a wise balance between unity and the political, economic, social and cultural diversity of the 600 million inhabitants of its member nations.