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Alicia Bárcena On a 3-day Working Tour in Washington D.C.

Alicia Bárcena On a 3-day Working Tour in Washington D.C.

At the APEP Summit, Chancellor Alicia Bárcena will champion the inclusion of Latin America and the Caribbean in the forum.

On Wednesday, November 1st, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, representing President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, embarks on a 3-day working tour in Washington D.C.



Her visit is aimed at participating in the inaugural Summit of the Alliance for Economic Prosperity in the Americas (APEP), which focuses on following up on the economic cooperation initiatives outlined in the APEP, as reported by the Ministry of Relaciones Exteriores of Mexico.



This alliance was established just over a year ago during the IX Summit of the Americas in June 2022. The Chancellor will emphasize the importance of involving all countries in Latin America and the Caribbean in this significant forum.

This marks Secretary Bárcena Ibarra’s third visit to the U.S. capital, where she will also engage in discussions with senators, heads of state, and leaders.

On the first day of activities, the Chancellor will meet with a group of senators to discuss the outcomes and progress of the High-Level Economic Dialogue, the High-Level Security Dialogue, and the Palenque Declaration.

On Thursday, November 2nd, in addition to participating in an APEP leaders’ event with legislators, the Chancellor will attend the Responsible Investment Forum APEP – IDB, engage in two meetings with the heads of state of Uruguay, the Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica, as well as with those of Ecuador, Chile, and Peru. Furthermore, she will participate in a panel discussion titled “Economic Integration as a Driver of Inclusive Growth.”

Later, she will have a bilateral meeting between Mexico and Chile, alongside the President of Chile, Gabriel Boric.



On the final day of her activities, Secretary Bárcena Ibarra will visit the Department of the Treasury and the White House, where a Plenary Session of Leaders will take place to discuss efforts to promote greater economic stability and regional prosperity through collaborative work within the Alliance of the Americas.



Finally, the Chancellor will visit the Consular Section of the Mexican Embassy in the U.S. and hold a meeting with Mexican business representatives.


Soledad Quartucci | CEO/Founder, Latina Republic

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