☷Secretary Blinken to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the 52nd Annual Washington Conference on the Americas Luncheon United States Department of State
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Secretary of State Antony J . Blinken will deliver keynote remarks on Tuesday , May 3 , 2022 at 1:35 p . m . , at the 52nd Annual Washington Conference on the Americas Luncheon , co - hosted by the U . S . Department of State Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs and the Council of the Americas . Titled “Building a Sustainable , Resilient , and Equitable Future , ” this year’s conference will highlight the Administration’s policy priorities in the Western Hemisphere and deep , longstanding U . S . partnerships with countries in the region as we look toward the Ninth Summit of the Americas the United States will host in Los Angeles June 6 - 10 . At the luncheon on May 3 , the Council of the Americas will honor Secretary General of the Organization of American States Luis Almagro with the Chairman’s Award for Leadership in the Americas . The luncheon will also feature remarks by U . S . Senator Bill Hagerty ( R - TN ) . The luncheon will be followed by a virtual Conference program on May 12 , 2022 . More information on the program can be found here . Press coverage of Secretary Blinken’s May 3 remarks will be pooled . The Secretary’s remarks will be livestreamed at www . state . gov and www . youtube . com/statedept . For more information , please contact the Council of the Americas at mediarelations@as - coa . org or submit an inquiry to the State Department Office of Press Operations via the website: https://www . state . gov/information - for - journalists .
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